Giouji Temple

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Giouji Temple is one of the best places to travel in Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. It's famous for the beautiful moss that becomes the best to see in June, and autumn colors from the end of November to the beginning of December. Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Giouji Temple posted by Japanese travelers in the know. Admission fee: adult 300 yen, child 100 yen.
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A Convent Where 'A Tragedy Heroine' Gio Moved In

Gio-ji Temple is in Arashiyama, Kyoto. A dancer Gio lost a Taira-no-Kiyomori's favor and was turned out from Kyoto. She spent the rest of her life as a nun in this convent.
nabechinphoto05/15/2016

A Beautiful Garden Covered With Green Moss

Giouji Temple is located a little walk ahead from Arashiyama. The beautiful moss is specially fascinating, and it changes the color in each season. In early summer, the moss green becomes most beautiful and vivid.
Ryography_71305/29/2018

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ADDRESS

32 Sagatoriimotokozaka-cho, kyoto-shi, kyoto

TEL

075-861-3574

HOURS

9:00-17:00

FEE

Adult 300 yen、Child 100 yen

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HOW TO GET THERE

20 min walk from Arashiyama Station. By bus, 50 min from Shijokawaramachi to Saga Elementary School, then 17 min walk. By car, 35 min from Kyoto Minami (South) IC, and parking area is available.

PARKING

Free parking area is available

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