"Nanzenji" Nanzenji Temple Tip by xaver

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  Nanzenji Temple
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  • Nanzenji Temple - Kyoto
      Nanzenji Temple
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  • Nanzenji Temple - Kyoto
      Nanzenji Temple
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  • Nanzenji Temple - Kyoto
      Nanzenji Temple
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Nanzenji Temple is a former aristocratic retirement villa that was turned into a temple on the death of its owner.
This palace was built by the emperor Kameyama during 1264, later, the emperor himself became a student of the zen master Kokushi and, in 1291 he dedicated the palace as a zen temple.
It's opened from 8.40 untill 4.30 pm and the ticket price is 400 yen.

Address: Nanzenji-Fukuchi-cho, Sakyo-ku, eastern Kyoto
Directions: From Kyoto or Sanjo station, take bus 5 and get off at Eikan-mae.
Phone: 075-771-0365
Website: http://www.nanzen.net

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 11, 2009
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