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Toji-in Temple

63 Kitamachi Tojiin Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8346, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-461-5786
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Good night lights

The entry for the temple starts at 6.30 pm for the night lights. Queue was quite long but orderly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Yeh Lin G
via mobile
A. Not so great attraction

Kyoto has many temples, each of them has its own attractions or scenery. That is the reason why one... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mississauga, Canada
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This guardian temple of Kyoto was constructed in 794 and his home to the tallest pagoda in Japan.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good49%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“flea market” (2 reviews)
“scenery” (3 reviews)
“garden” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 05:00 - 16:30
63 Kitamachi Tojiin Kita-ku, Kyoto 603-8346, Kyoto Prefecture
Northern Kyoto
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entry for the temple starts at 6.30 pm for the night lights. Queue was quite long but orderly. The park of the temple is a sight to behold with the night lights. Get ready your DSLR cameras or a smart phone with pro mode...More

Thank Yeh Lin G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kyoto has many temples, each of them has its own attractions or scenery. That is the reason why one can spend days visiting these attractions in Kyoto. This is a Buddhist temple and may be of interest to its followers. However, there is not much...More

Thank Ed_Mississauga
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Toji-in is a small temple with a pretty garden and displayed scrolls. It is located in NORTH Kyoto. Many of the reviews here are describing Toji, which is in SOUTH Kyoto. Toji is a well-known temple with a pagoda and a monthly flea market and...More

Thank omae
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Lots of history and paintings in the main hall. The rustic teahouse and main hall and garden worth spending time . Not as crowded as other temples

Thank Edith Y
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This temple is near the main railway station and is about a 15 minute walk. It is charming and easily seen from the street. A nice place.

Thank Lini999
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I want to start off by saying that there is a difference between Toji-in Temple (this one) and Toji Temple (near Kyoto Station). Toji Temple has the tall pagoda and the flea market, this one is very small with a beautiful garden. Great place to...More

1  Thank Kim N
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Toji-in Temple is maybe not as famous as Kinkakuji or Kiyomizudera. But in my opinion it is even more charming. As I visited in the morning, there are few tourists and I enjoyed the serenity of garden in a fresh air.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The immaculate gardens of Tojo in reveal the great skill and experience of Japanese Gardeners that lift gardening to an art form. You easily spend 3 hours contemplating the pond, bridges and planting, wandering along the path and up the steps to the two tea...More

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Make sure you go into the buildings to see the lovely statues and interior decoration. Beautifully lit at night

Thank Janet H
Reviewed 22 July 2016

This temple is surrounded in a beautiful garden and we were fascinated with The secret and mystic atmosphere which fulfilled the air. What a beautiful masterpiece of Japanese sacral architecture set into e well kept and beautiful garden with all sorts of flower arrangements and...More

Thank Karl-Heinz H
Northern Kyoto
Hot springs and historic temples characterize the
leafy landscapes of Northern Kyoto. Acres of tranquil
residential streets are interrupted by some of Kyoto's
most gorgeous architectural gems, including the
majestic Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, the serene
artistry of the Ryoanji Temple rock gardens, and the
bold red paint across the structures of Enryakuji
Temple. Once a religious core of the city, the
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Marielle G
10 November 2017|
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500 yen as Google would have told you...