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A Golden Opportunity!

Advantages: Stunning building and surroundings, interesting bits on the path, cheap admission.
Disadvantages: None!

...Even those who are only vaguely familiar with Japan may have heard about this building, or even seen it on television or in photos. The Golden Pavillion, known as Kinkakuji Temple in Japan, was originally built in the 14th century, although the current bu ...

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Golden Temple of Japan

Advantages: breathtaking castle, glistening in the sun
Disadvantages: A long way from England!

KINKAKUJI TEMPLE If you are visiting Kyoto you must visit this magnificent temple, it is simply breathtaking! Set in the northern hills of Kyoto this temple was once part of a larger complex. There are regular bus services from the centre of Kyoto t ...

inejenn 24.11.2006 · Read full review
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Nijo Castle/Ninomaru Palace

Advantages: Japan's cultural heritage - designated historic relic
Disadvantages: Can't think of any!

NIJO CASTLE in Kyoto, is a delightful place to visit. It is easily accessible by bus and is a stunning example of a Japanese castle and you can also visit the Ninomaru palace on the same site. In fact there are several buildings on the site, all of which ...

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Top Temple in a City of Temples.

Advantages: Huge, beautiful temple. Lovely views provided, cheap admission, plenty to see.
Disadvantages: A bit of a hike, currently undergoing a bit of construction.

...Kiyomizudera (literally “Pure Water”), also known as Kiyomizu Temple, is a very famous Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. Although Kiyomizudera was founded in 780 it has been knocked down and rebuilt time and time again. In 1994 it became a UNESCO World Her ...

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Visit Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto

Advantages: Most visited temple in Kyoto
Disadvantages: None

...You probably know that Kyoto is famous for its shrines and temples. It is also one of the cities listed under World Heritage Site. Kiyomizu Temple means Pure Water Temple. One of the oldest temples in Japan, it is now being listed under UNESCO World H ...

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