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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.
32 Sagatorijimoto-Kosaka-cho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Adult 300Elementary school student 100
Open 9:00 - 17:00 *No entrance after 16:30
Apr., May, Jun., Jul., Aug., Sep., Oct., Nov.
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.
20 minutes on foot from JR Sagano Line “Sagano-Arashiyama Station”.
20-minute walk from Keifuku Electric Railroad "Arashiyama Station"
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