Gioji Temple
Gioji Temple
Gioji Temple
Gioji Temple
Gioji Temple
Gioji Temple
Gioji Temple
Gioji Temple
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This nunnery temple is featured in “Heike Monogatari”, a famous Japanese historical text. The story tells of a Shirabyoshi dancer who was left behind in the capital by her military lord lover. She lived out her days in a thatched hut on the temple grounds, surrounded by the vibrant green forest of bamboo and maple trees.

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  • Address

    32 Sagatorijimoto-Kosaka-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto

    Directions

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  • Entry fee

    Adult 300
    Elementary school student 100

  • Opening Hours

    Open 9:00 - 17:00 *No entrance after 16:30

  • Closed

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  • Website

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  • Best Season

    Apr., May, Jun., Jul., Aug., Sep., Oct., Nov.

  • Point

    A famous spot for seeing bamboo forests and fall foliage. The circular “Yoshino-mado” window on the temple grounds is also known as “the rainbow window” because depending on how light enters it, it sometimes appears to be rainbow colored.

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