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Nanzenji is the most prestigious of all the Zen Buddhism temples in Japan. The Lake Biwa Canal Waterway Route, which passes through the vicinity of the temple, is a famous landscape in Kyoto, and has been used as setting for historical dramas. The temple is also a famous sightseeing spot during the spring and fall for the gorgeous cherry blossoms and autumn leaves.
86 Fukuchi-cho, Nanzenji, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto
General Admission: ¥300-¥500 High School: ¥250-¥400 Elementary/Middle School: ¥150-¥300, varies depending on facility
20 minutes by car from Kyoto-East Interchange via Meishin Expressway
A 10-minute walk from Kyoto Subway Tozai Line Keage Station A 10-minute walk from Higashitenno-cho Bus stop or Nanzenji/Eikando-michi Bus stop
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