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Saimyo-ji Temple is a small temple surrounded by mountains, three of which - Makino,Takao, and Togano - are especially impressive. The three are collectively known as "Mio". The mountains are well known as a fall foliage destination, and in November the entire temple precinct is enveloped with bright red maple leaves.
1 Makino-cho, Umegahata, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Adult 500University students 500And high school students 400Junior high student 400Children Free
9:00 - 17:00
December 31st - January 1st
Many Buddhist statues are enshrined in the temple, and the wooden statue of Shaka Nyorai is a National Important Cultural Property.
Fifty minutes by a JR Bus from JR Kyoto Station. Get off at the Makino bus stop, then the temple is a 5-minute walk from there.
A 10-minute drive by taxi from JR Hanazono Station on the Sagano Line.
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