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Saihoji Temple



Saihoji Temple is a temple for the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism. It has one of the most outstanding gardens of Kyoto, forming a circular path around a pond. Due to the temple being covered it moss, it is affectionately referred to as “Koke-dera” or “Moss Temple”. Those wishing to visit must make a reservation in advance.

Location Information

  • Address

    56, Matsuojingatanicho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 615-8286

  • Nearest Station
    Kamikatsura Station
    ・ Hankyu-arashiyama Line
    16 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number
    Available languages
    only in Japanese
  • Closed
    Irregular holidays
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