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Saiho-ji

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Tips from locals

Momo
Momo
October 08, 2019
Saihoji (西芳寺, Saihōji), more commonly known as Kokedera (苔寺), is one of Kyoto's Unesco World Heritage Sites. Entrance to this temple requires a reservation made well in advance. Kokedera means Moss Temple, referring to the temple garden's estimated 120 different varieties of moss. Visitors to the…
Yukio
Yukio
October 28, 2018
Saihoji (西芳寺, Saihōji), more commonly known as Kokedera (苔寺), is one of Kyoto's Unesco World Heritage Sites. Entrance to this temple requires a reservation made well in advance by mail.
大介
大介
April 06, 2018
Advance application by round-trip postcard is necessary for worship
Maro
Maro
March 23, 2018
Kokedera means Moss Temple, referring to the temple garden's estimated 120 different varieties of moss. Visitors to the temple can walk through this spectacular garden, which has strongly influenced subsequent Japanese garden design.
Yuuka
Yuuka
September 11, 2017
"Saikoji Temple" is a popular tourist spot known as a Moss Temple because the garden covered with moss is beautiful. To watch, you need a reservation, but it is also one of the places you should to visit once in a lifetime. The garden covered with moss is deprived of its beauty as if it covered a…

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Location
Matsuojingatanichō, Kyōto-fu 615-8286
Phone+81 75-391-3631