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Adashino Nenbutsuji Temple

17 Saga Toriimotoadashinocho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8436, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-861-2221
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17 Saga Toriimotoadashinocho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8436, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
+81 75-861-2221
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Definitely put Adashino on your list. A while back, they gathered all the tomb stones dotting Arashiyama and brought them to this place. The tombstones are up to 900 years old and I heard they were for people that died with no family. There is...More

Thank LaTinoco
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The temple is lost in a quiet hill, and we reached it by Taxi. It is a must see, with its stones scattered throughout the temple grounds. We missed the nice long way back but it is something you should do, trying to visit other...More

Thank JMNV
Reviewed 9 May 2017

There are many temples in Northern Arashiyama region and Adashino Nenbutsuji is one of the temples has its own distinctive character. First of all it has a small bamboo path going to the back side of the temple and small statues that depict the the...More

Thank Flyngdtchmn
Reviewed 20 April 2017

At the time of our mid-morning visit, we were the only people walking around, peacefully absorbing this mystical place. There are thousands of ancient lichen-covered stone statues in the cemetery area, each placed in memory of a deceased person. This is a well known Buddhist...More

Thank Michelle_RQ
Reviewed 21 January 2017

been there at the peak of momiji season, it's outstanding even for arashiyama. the temple has it's own bamboo forest which is far more interesting and less crowded than the famous one in sagano.

1  Thank delilahCF
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

I came here because the pictures on TripAdvisor made the temple look great and the stones looked huge. I got there (which was a bit far off from Arashiyama) and the stones were a smaller than I imagined. The garden around was nice but nothing...More

2  Thank ash_skywalker10
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

I had a chance to visit Adashino Nenbitsuji on the day of Sento Kuyo religious ceremony, which takes place only once a year (Aug.23-24). The stone Buddhas illuminated by candle lights were just fantastic!

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 15 June 2016

A graveyard with over 8000 buddhist statuesto symbolise the souls of the dead. The temple sits in an area where people used to abandon the bodies of the dead, quite morbid but interesting!

1  Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Sorry, this is a waste of time and 500 yen. If they advertised that there were no photos allowed before buying ticket I wouldn't dream of coming here (thanks lonely Planet...). Just don't bother.. The bamboo path is here, but a better one can be...More

5  Thank Kiwi_Bozza
Reviewed 27 April 2016

A quiet walk north of Arashiyama takes one through the Saga Toriimoto Preserved street to the Adashino Nenbutsuji Temple. It's a beautiful peaceful temple with a Stupa and Toran straight from India! For us it was like being transported back to Sanchi, India. A beautiful...More

1  Thank Chetna1973
Western Kyoto
Western Kyoto is home to some of the city's best
eccentricities. Kyoto's Saga-Toriimoto Preserved
Street takes visitors back in time to the Meiji
Period, where old homes have been transformed into tea
houses and eateries. Pleasure boats drift down the
riverbank, under wooden bridges that beckon nature
lovers to hiking trails and botanical walks. The
area's famously tall bamboo groves, monkey park, and
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