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Eikando Zenrinji Temple

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Beautiful foliage but overcrowded

No doubt the foliage here was great when I visited in the afternoon as what nany had expressed in... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Visited in the autumn...

in mid November, so in addition to the temple, there was also gorgeous autumn foliage to admire in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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48 Eikandocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8445, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-761-0007
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

No doubt the foliage here was great when I visited in the afternoon as what nany had expressed in their reviews. But the crowd was certainly overwhelming. It was a 15 minutes wait in the queue for entrance tickets. It is impossible to get a...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

in mid November, so in addition to the temple, there was also gorgeous autumn foliage to admire in the background.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many people make a point to visit Kyoto at the end of November in order to catch a glimpse of the stunning colours appearing when the leaves change. It is particularly those of the Japanese maple and the ginkgo that are most effective. Eikando temple...More

1  Thank Bristonian
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my first time to view red leaves in Kyoto. I have searched on the internet that everyone recommends this place. I visited this temple on 23 November and found that this is the best one among the ones I visited for the past...More

1  Thank irisktto
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw many temples and gardens during our stay in Japan but in our view this was one of the best. There are two very opulent immensely impressive temples to view. The gardens when we visited mid November were reaching their wonderful peak of autumn...More

2  Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this temple when fall colors were fully showing. This was one of the most breathtaking locations we saw on a family holiday touring Japan.

4  Thank Brian R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its best autumn leaf color spot of 2018. we visited on 23 nov 2018.Best viewing is now. Visit as soon as possible. This year Kiyomuzodera does not have all bright colours. Maximum rush is observed in this , Nanzenji and Asiarama district temple gardens. enjoy

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A qoute said that autumn is the second spring when all leaf become flower, and it did at eikando temple, the most pupular autumn leaves in kyoto, we come in when all the leaves so colorful, beauty of nature, so many people come here, enjoying...More

2  Thank dhe_mulyani
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the number 5 bus from Shijo to here. You can also get the bus from Kyoto station though the journey will be longer then. We caught the bus at about 1730 and it was very busy. Get off at Nanzenji Eikando Michi. From there...More

1  Thank SGC60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just visited this temple tonight and the autumn leaves night scenery there is really unforgettable. The temple is about 50-60 mins ( depends very much on the traffic condition) by bus from the Kyoto JR station and you won't miss it as a lot of...More

1  Thank fatlulu
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