Buddhist Temple in Fushimi, Kyoto
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Updated 7 March 2020
A large Zen temple with a history dating back to 1236, including extensive gardens and buildings dating back to the 14th century. One of the most popular autumn colours spots in Kyoto.
A zen temple with a beautiful dry landscape garden.
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