Eikando Zenrinji Temple, Kyoto

4.7
Eikando Zenrinji Temple provides a contemplative natural environment for the worshippers, monks, and tourists who pay visits to meditate and offer daily prayers. This Buddhist temple of the Jodu-shu sect dates back to the turn of the 10th century and has been gradually built and rebuilt over the centuries. Climb the temple's tower to appreciate the best views of landscaped raked-sand gardens and Japanese maple trees. Don't miss the famous Amida Buddha statue, which allegedly looked over its shoulder at a slow-moving monk during a ritual in 1082 and stayed in that position ever since. Make Eikando Zenrinji Temple a part of your Kyoto vacation plans using our Kyoto visit planner.
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  • Was crowded with people. I had a old foliage was beautiful, but only in the field. Despite the ruinous admission none at all shaved up did (such as tourism Temple in common what is that?).
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  • The temple go to the opposite corner of the garden is spectacular in any season, and glitz and glamour. Love the views of Kyoto offers up two-storied pagoda. Sunny day is, of course, even on a rainy day stay comfortable place.
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