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Kozanji Temple, Kyoto

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#101 of 605 in Historic Sites in Kyoto
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  • In temples and shrines around the only parking was close, so I went. Up in the steep stairs to the temple, suddenly, seems a little slow, but the staff leaves. Without exploring the environment seemed quite broad, but next to the building was paid, so I went.
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  • Because of the typhoon wind Haiyan broken, mountain Road seal, visitors can not go up to Jintang, but unfortunately. Two people are diverted to the other side, but another mountain road also because of the collapse of the tree and sealed, the good thing visitors can still go to the stone Water Hospital to see the treasure. Alpine Temple has a large collection of draw ink paintings, classics, books collection, with a lot of precious cultural relics, in the "Bird game painting" The most news name.
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  • This is my favorite place so far in Kyoto. The smell of the wood of the buildings, the well-cared for gardens surrounding the structure, the amazing drawings, the sounds of nature, and the view of the mountains - it made for a wonderful sensory experience. This place is famous for being the birthplace of tea in Japan (it's called "Tagano-o" ocha), from where the seeds were transported to Uji and then all over Japan.
  • One of my many favourite temples in Kyoto. If you're relying on public transport, Kozan-ji can be reached by bus from Kyoto Station. Kozan-ji is known as the place where Tea was first cultivated in Japan, and a small plantation is maintained and can be seen to this day in the temple grounds. Kozan-ji is known also as the home of the ancient series of scrolls called "Choju Jinbutsu Giga". They are a National Treasure, the originals kept at the Kyoto Museum, with copies on view at Kozan-ji. The scrolls are considered to be the first example of 'Manga'.
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