Nanzen-ji Temple

Nanzen-ji Temple is one of the best places to travel in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. It's famous for the autumn leaves from the mid November, and retro Suirokaku (waterway architect). Here're guides for map, how to get there, spots nearby, attractions and photos of Nanzen-ji Temple posted by Japanese travelers in the know.[last modified: ]

4 Reviews

Waterway Bridges In A Temple!? A Chain Of Retro & Beautiful Arches

Nanzen-ji Suiro-kaku is a part of Biwa Lake Canal to bring the water to Kyoto from Biwa Lake. The beautiful arched bridges built of bricks considered the temple scenery and were designed in Meiji Era. They bring the water now in active service.
mapiness09/04/2017

Nanzen-ji Temple's Suirokaku Renowned As A Photogenic Spot

Nanzen-ji Temple's Suirokaku (waterway architect) is a huge arch structure. It has become renowned recently as a photogenic spot, and many people visit here. I think it's better for you to visit during morning!
Ryography_71305/21/2018

A Path-Around-Pond Style Japanese Garden With Beautiful Reflections Of Fresh Greens

At South Garden (a path-around-pond style garden: people see the garden from the paths around the pond in the central of the garden) of Tenju-an in Nanzen-ji Temple, you can see the beautiful reflections of fresh greens on the pond. What's more, such as East Garden of beautiful white sands and moss, there're many things to see.
ms_k_sk06/07/2018

Nanzen-ji Temple's Beautiful Fresh Greens In Early Summer, Comparable To The Renowned Autumn Leaves

I visited Nanzen-ji Temple for the first time! Though I had an image of here as a temple famous for the autumn colored leaves, I really enjoyed the beautiful fresh greens in this season!
Shota05/19/2018
10 min walk from Keage Station of subway Tozai Line.

Infomation

ADDRESS

Nanzenji Fukuchi-cho Sakyo-ku, kyoto-shi, kyoto

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HOW TO GET THERE

10 min walk from Keage Station. 25 min by bus from Kyoto Station to Nanzenji Eikando, then 10 min walk.

MAP

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Nearby Things To Do

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Faint Lights Floating On A Japanese Garden! Blue Flickering Illumination

Shoren-in temple holds special night visits every spring and autumn. During the term, everywhere in the garden is illuminated. Beside Shinden, you can see the garden covered with flickering lights like fireflies.

Rurikoin Temple

Beautiful Reflection Of Green Maple Leaves On The Table Top

The spring special visiting is opened till 6/15 in 2018. The relaxing room extends here. The table room, which has been a hot topic in SNS, you can see various reflections from different directions. And, it's so gorgeous and beautiful.

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Elegant Lights Arch! Full-blown Skyrockets Above The Biggest Lake Biwa

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Eikando Zenrin-ji

Autumn In Kyoto. Must Visit 'Japanese Scarlet Maple Leaves Of Eikando'

Japanese maple tree is called 'momiji'. In Kyoto, Eikando Zenrin-ji Temple is well known for its scarlet 'momiji'. You can have a feeling that impressive red and yellow fill up all of your sight.

Shogunzuka Seiryu-den

A Glass Tea House & A Panoramic View Of Kyoto City

Not only the city view, a designer Tokujin Yoshioka's '光庵' (KOU-AN) Glass Tea House is exhibited for a limited time on the stage more than 4 times as large as that of famous Kiyomizu Temple. You must see it shining brightly in seven colors!

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The Sanctuary Tunnel 'Senbon Torii' Made of Thousands of Shrine Gates

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Toji Temple

Excellent With A Fivefold Pagoda! A Illuminated Weeping Cherry Blossom Tree

You can go to Toji Temple from the Kyoto station on foot. The fivefold pagoda is highest in Japan and a popular sightseeing spot in Kyoto. Moreover, you can see a Shidare Zakura, a weeping cherry tree in spring. Illuminated cherry blossoms at night are very fantastic.

Enko-ji Temple

Beautiful Frame Garden Like An Autumn Colored Picture

Enko-ji Temple has become popular for its autumn colors. The beautiful green garden in summer becomes more beautiful with many colors in autumn. During the term of maple leaves falling, a red carpet will appear around the Jizo♡

Gion Matsuri Festival

Japanese Summer Festival Since 1150 Years Ago, For Which 200 Thousand People Get Together Every Year

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The Mountain '大' Of Daimon-ji Gozan Okuribi Is Nice For Hiking With A Superb View Of Kyoto

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