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Konpukuji Temple

Ichijoji Saikatacho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8157, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-791-1666
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Zen, haiku and Buson

A must for lovers of haiku poetry. Slightly remote and off the beaten track makes this wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dejan P
Buson's tomb

I visited this temple for Buson's tomb. It is not as famous as Shisendo, but quiet and lovely... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2016
Kimitaka S
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2 weeks ago
“Zen, haiku and Buson”
28 Nov 2016
“Buson's tomb”
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Ichijoji Saikatacho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8157, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must for lovers of haiku poetry. Slightly remote and off the beaten track makes this wonderful little temple perfect for people who want peace and beauty. Having read some less affirmative older comments I have to say that the temple and garden are very...More

Thank Dejan P
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I visited this temple for Buson's tomb. It is not as famous as Shisendo, but quiet and lovely temple. The pity is that the season of red leaves had been over.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I visited on 18 Nov and the fall colors were outstanding! It's a bit less visited than others nearby so not very crowded. The garden is beautiful and so peaceful!

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Reviewed 7 June 2015

This is a site of historical significance. Matsuo Basho is said to have stayed in the original residence in the 17th century, which was subsequently lost and then later rebuilt in the 18th century by the great painter and haiku poet, Buson. You can go...More

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