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Culture in Kyoto

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An Assembly of Buddhas and Gods

An Assembly of Buddhas and Gods

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A special exhibition taking place at the Ryukoku Museum in Kyoto looks at a variety of religious art treasures from Okayama P...

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Gioji Temple

Gioji Temple

Gioji Temple (祇王寺) is a secluded Buddhist temple known for its picturesque moss garden.

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Yoshiminedera

Yoshiminedera

Yoshimine-dera is a temple of the Tendai school of Buddhism in the western ward of Nishikyō-ku, in Kyoto. It is built on the ...

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Shūgakuin Imperial Villa

Shūgakuin Imperial Villa

The Shugaku-in Imperial Villa, or Shugaku-in Detached Palace, is a set of gardens and outbuildings in the hills of the easter...

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The Star Festival

The Star Festival

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The Star Festival has been running since 2012, and takes place at Stihl no Mori in Kyoto. The two-day event allows visitors t...

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Eikando Temple

Eikando Temple

Eikando Temple (永観堂), formerly known as Zenrin-ji temple, was established in 853 and is the head temple for the Seizan bra...

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Sanjusangendo

Sanjusangendo

Sanjūsangen-dō is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect in the Higashiyama district of Kyoto, Japan. The temple was founded in...

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Ujigami Shrine

Ujigami Shrine

Located in Uji, the city renowned for green tea, Ujigami shrine is Japan’s oldest existing shrine. Among the country’s thousa...

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