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Kyoto Full-Day Sightseeing Tour including Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple
"Following a morning pickup from your Kyoto hotel meet your guide and hop aboard your air-conditioned coach to begin your city tour. Widely considered to be the cradle of Japan's cultural heritage Kyoto was the country’s capital and the Emperor's residence from 794 until 1868. Today it stands as Japan’s seventh largest city with a population of 1.4 million people and a modern face which belies its status as Japan's most traditional city. Head first to Nijo Castle noted for the stark contrast between its solemn appearance and beautiful interior. Built in 1603 as the Kyoto residence of the Tokugawa Shogun Nijo Castle is a joy to explore. Wander past the inner walls to Honmaru Palace and its garden and hear of their history and heritage from your guide. Discover Ninomaru Palace with its five connecting buildings made of cypress — lavishly decorated in gold leaf — and admire the kitchens
From JPY13,200.00
 
"Kyoto Afternoon Tour: Heian Shrine
"Kyoto Afternoon: Heian Sanjusangendo. Kiyomizu""Kyoto Afternoon Tour: Heian Shrine Sanjusangendo Kiyomizu Temple""Your tour begins in the afternoon with an introduction to your guide who will lead you to the different stops and inform you of their cultural and religious significances and histories. Kyoto was Japan’s capital and the emperor’s residence from 794 un Kyoto has a distinct dichotomy of traditional and modern offerings.
 Over the centuries
From JPY5,900.00
 
Kyoto Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo
"After early morning pickup at selected Tokyo hotels or the Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal transfer to Tokyo Station where you catch the bullet train (Shinkansen) to Kyoto. As you look out of the train window on a clear day catch sight of revered Mt Fuji. After a 2-hour journey arrive at mid-day to Kyoto Station where your local guide welcomes you. Enjoy a Western-style lunch at the New Miyako Hotel before beginning your afternoon city tour in Kyoto. After your meal travel by comfortable coach to the spectacular Heian-jingu Shrine a Shinto structure built in 1895 to commemorate the 1100 year anniversary of the founding of Kyoto. The shrine's design reproduced the architecture of an Emperor’s palace from an earlier era. Outside
From JPY41,400.00

Toji Temple Tips (26)

To Ji

Founded in 796, this temple features the highest wooden pagoda in Japan at 54.8 Meters. The temple is included in the list of World Heritage sights in Kyoto and was built by order of the Emperor Saga....
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Jim_Eliason
Oct 28, 2015

Toji Temple - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Toji Temple, located just southwest of Kyoto Station, is one of Kyoto's many UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The temple was established in 796, and has historically marked the southern entrance to Kyoto....
Ewingjr98
Dec 13, 2014

Toji Temple Flea Market

Every month on the 21st Toji Temple hosts a huge flea market! The market is full of things from antiques to modern items and of course, many food options!As far as what you can buy, there is a wide...
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Rabbityama
Jan 30, 2012

Experience Special Ceremonies at the Toji Temple

There are special ceremonies held at the Toji Temple. There is the Fusatsu Ceremony which is held every 15th day of the month.Fusatsu ceremony is an atonement ritual that composes of vowing and...
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joiwatani
Apr 04, 2011

Toji Temple

Toji temple is the eastern temple that sat at the entrance of Imperial Kyoto with the western temple at the opposite end, marking the southern entrance to the city. Only Toji Temple remains today, and...
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Rabbityama
Jul 10, 2010

To-Ji

This is the first temple that we visited on our return to Kyoto. It was a rainy day...but so hot that it hardly mattered. We skipped between the halls and the pagoda whilst it rained heavily, and when...
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dancinbudgie
Jul 31, 2009

Toji Temple

This temple is one of the UNESCO World Heritage designated site.When I went here the weather wasn't that friendly, so I just walk around the temple ground, but didn't get inside.Entrance fee is ¥ 500....
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bladedragon
Feb 14, 2009

Attend the Bon Festival at Toji Temple

The Bon Festival is one of the many famous festivals in Japan. It is one of the most important tradition of the Japanese. It is held in August of every year. August is called O-Bon, therefore the word...
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joiwatani
Dec 09, 2008

See the Exhibition of Homotsukan at Toji Temple

There are two exhibitions held at the grounds of the Toji Temple. The 65 National Treasures of Japan are brought to the Toji Temple for visitors to see. The principal image and National Treasure of...
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joiwatani
Dec 09, 2008

Visit the Yakushi Trinity at the Toji Temple

Sorry that I can't show you pictures of the of the Yakushi Trinity and the 12 Sacred Generals because I was not allowed to take pictures inside the temple. According to the belief of the Japanese, the...
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joiwatani
Dec 09, 2008

Attend the Antique Market at the Toji Temple

At the Toji Temple, there is a an Antique Market that is open every first Sunday of every month. There are also other ceremonies being held there like the Mieiku (Kodo Market) which is held every 21st...
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joiwatani
Dec 09, 2008

Visit the Kodo (Lecture Hall) at the Toji Temple

The Toji Temple's grounds is very wide and spacious. Inside the compound of the well-fenced Toji Temple, we found many buildings of different designs and functions. While we were cThe checking other...
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joiwatani
Dec 09, 2008
 
 
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Kyoto Aquarium

The Kyoto Aquarium opened on March 14, 2012 making it one of the city's newest attractions. It features exhibits of Kyoto's aquatic fish, Japan's giant salamanders, seals, penguins, crabs, and a...
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Kyoto Tower

Kyoto Tower is one of the modern landmarks in a city filled with ancient temples and traditional streets. This structure, the tallest building in Tokyo, stands 430 feet from base to tip. The massive...
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Shosei-en Garden

Shosei-en was created in 1653 by a priest from Higashi Honganji Temple and belonged to the temple and was used as a detached residence. It was originally quite vast, extending all the way to the...
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Tofukuji Temple

Tofukuji Temple is one of the Five Great Zen Temples in Kyoto. It has many subtemples, but the main part of the temple is around the famous Tsutenkyo Bridge, which is one of the most scenic places to...
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Kyoto National Museum

This room presents Japanese lacquerware decorated in the makie technique (using sprinkled gold powder), as well as Chinese and Korean lacquerware. Various themes, periods, techniques and styles of...
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Yogen-in Temple

I found Yogen-in to be a real hidden gem that was not crowded but also not off the tourist path; it's just a minute's walk from Sanjuusangendo! Yogen-in Temple is small, but there are two main...
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Getting to Toji Temple

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Kujuo-cho 1, Minami-Ku, Kyoto, Japan

Hours

  • Sunday 05:00 to 16:30
  • Monday 05:00 to 16:30
  • Tuesday 05:00 to 16:30
  • Wednesday 05:00 to 16:30
  • Thursday 05:00 to 16:30
  • Friday 05:00 to 16:30
  • Saturday 05:00 to 16:30

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