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October 29, 2018
The Byōdō-in Temple, established in AD 988, boasts many unique buildings, shrines, and artworks worthy of a visit.
June 26, 2018
Byodoin temple is printed on 10 yen coin in Japan. This is a important temple in Kyoto unlike typical touristic place. Green tea is famous around here. You can try Maccha(Green tea) foods on the way to Byodoin.
February 20, 2018
Byodoin is a buddhist temple which is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its beautiful feature “Hoodo” (Phoenix Hall) is featured on the back of the Japanese ten yen coin.
December 15, 2017
Byodo-in temple, one of 17 World Cultural Heritage sites in Kyoto, has a typical Jodo-Shiki teien (Pure Land garden) that consists of Amida-do (Ho'o-do) hall and a pond. Amida-do, a national treasure, stands facing east on Naka-jima island in Aji-ike pond. The layout was designed so that ancient…
September 23, 2017
Byōdō-in is the star attraction in the Kyoto suburb of Uji. It's home to one of the loveliest Buddhist structures in Japan: the Hōō-dō hall, which is depicted on the back of the Japanese ¥10 coin. Perched overlooking a serene reflecting pond, this refurbished hall is a stunning sight. Paired with a…

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“An old shrine constructed by the order of Emperor Ninken, enshrining Emperor Hanzei. It is said that the Tajihi-no-shibagaki-no-miya (imperial residence) stood in this location around the 5th century. ”
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Renge, Kyōto-fu 611-0021
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Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:30 PM