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To-ji Temple

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  • To-ji Jozanji Temple(World cultural heritage)

  • To-ji Temple
    • The 5-story 57 meter high pagoda has long served as a city landmark and a vibrant center for spiritual and community life.
    • On the 21st of each month, a large flea market (Kobo-san market) is held on the grounds of To-ji Temple, drawing vendors from all over Japan. Handicrafts, antique clothing and furniture, children's toys, plants and food are available in abundance.
    • To fulfill an Imperial decree to protect the city, To-ji temple was built in 794.

The autumnal leaves of To-ji.

    The autumnal leaves of To-ji Temple.

  • Many cherry trees are planted by the large precincts of a temple in recent years, and it has been carefully raised by many people.
  • As for around the pond of the north side of a five-storied pagoda, Somei Yoshino, a wild cherry tree, and a weeping cherry tree make a flower bloom one after another.
  • The spotlight is captured as a new famous place of a cherry tree along which he can walk from the station.

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    Access to To-ji Temple

  • [Address]
  •     1 Kujo-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto City, 601-8473
  • [Access]
  •     Kintetsu Railway : 10-minute walk from To-ji Station.
  •     City Bus : 1-minute walk from Bus Stop To-ji-higashimon-mae.
  •     JR : 15-minute walk from Kyoto Station Hachijo-guchi exit.

  • [The link to a website]
  •     The website of "To-ji"

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