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Saikyoji Temple, Otsu

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • This is my favorite temple in the area! For 500 yen you get to stroll around INSIDE all the structures and check out the unique gardens and landscapes. There are great views of Biwa and Otsu from the....  more
    This is my favorite temple in the area! For 500 yen you get to stroll around INSIDE all the structures and check out the unique gardens and landscapes. There are great views of Biwa and Otsu from the....  more »
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  • Healing buddha- buddhist temple. There is bus from heizan sakamoto station or you can walk up the slope. It would take around 30 mins approximately. Wind chimes are so beautiful right in-front of the main temple. More details in the photo. Don’t miss the summer light up (夏のライトアップ)in August(2022)
  • Lit up for Obon and for Akechi Mitsuhide ( from Aug 14th ..Entrance free but exhibition hall entrance is 500 yen ..6:30 to 8:00 everyday . there will also be an NHK drama set in Sakamoto about Mitsuhide`s life and his part in the death of Oda Nobunaga ( to be aired in japan 2021 )

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