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Nanzenji Suirokaku

Nanzenjifukuchicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8435, Kyoto Prefecture
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Historical aqueduct in the temple area

We have visited Nanzenji Temple by early April and strolled around the aqueduct as well. The... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
Great water structure and garden

Being in the water business was great to see an aqueduct still working in Kyoto. The garden located... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Chermark
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Sydney
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Nanzenjifukuchicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8435, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have visited Nanzenji Temple by early April and strolled around the aqueduct as well. The aqueduct was still active and nearly all the tourists come to take photos for memory too. Recommended.

Thank YTCHENG
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Being in the water business was great to see an aqueduct still working in Kyoto. The garden located up the stairs behind the structure was wonderful and well worth the extra yen to enter!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Extremely pretty during the fall. Walk and walk some more... Timing good photos can be a challenge when there are many people

Thank Jojo G
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is a nice area to stroll around. Next to Nanzenji Temple this is worth a visit when in this area. Easy access by subway. 5 minute walk.

Thank andrewjenny
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Quiet and very tranquil place to walk around and tour...the water way is reminiscent to the Aqueduct in Rome.

Thank LYLE Y
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

All the way to the right in the temple complex you will see this (still active) aqueduct that brings water to Kyoto. Be sure to visit the (free) Lake Bawi Canal Museum to get a full explanation of what this engineering marvel is.

Thank travelgalAvon
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This is a remarkable structure reminiscent of Roman Aqueducts nestled amongst surrounding maples and bamboo. Look out for the nearby twisted tunnel.

Thank Tom B
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

Nanzenji has a massive wooden gate that is impressive. There are also sub temples inside with very nice dry sand gardens. You can also see (and climb) the aqueduct that brings in water from Lake Biwa to Kyoto and other areas.

Thank Nonnapn
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

We have visited Nanzenji Temple in early April this year and surely we would not miss the chance to view the aqueduct there and think of its usage there in the past.

Thank YTCHENG
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

When you visit Nazenji, you MUST go to the right side of the temple and see this beautiful aqueduct you will never regret it

1  Thank Ororo_Granger
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