A short distance up the river from Jingo-ji Temple, this fine (and free) pocket temple is a real charmer and should not be missed.
When going to Jingo-ji Temple, when you get to the bottom of the steps and before you start climbing up to the temple, take a right (before the river) and a few minutes’ walking will bring you to the steps that lead up to Saimyo-ji Temple, one of Kyoto’s most charming little temples. See if you can find the hidden waterfall grotto behind the temple.
1 Makino-o-cho, Umegahata, Ukyo-ku
High and junior high school students: \400
Elementary school students and younger: Free
Non-smoking area: Yes
5min walk from Makino-o Bus Stop, JR bus Takao Keihoku line from Kyoto Station
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