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Saihoji Temple, Kyoto

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Visit Saihoji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site of Zen and peace. At the eighth-century temple complex, which is covered in over 120 species of moss, you'll find a central pond, which takes the shape of the Chinese character for heart. Find three tea houses tucked away in the garden, then head to the eastern side of the complex to find the temple hall and a three-story pagoda. Saihoji Temple is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Kyoto Edition.
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  • In the month before our visit, we were invited to visit the Zen, and then we went into the heart of the Hall to write a wish, and then to the view of the court, the Japanese garden landscaping design is very beautiful, the tree and the pool plan is very beautiful, worth a visit.
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  • I am a sunny woman, and I think that it is rainy day, and the beauty of moss wet in rain! The rain and moist moss garden was so beautiful that I could forget the time. We recommend that you go on a rainy day. We recommend that you go around the two because there is a suzuinsect temple within walking distance.
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