Rokuoin Temple reviews
The temple is called the Golden Pavilion as it has two floors covered with gold foil on lacquer. There's a tea house, the temple and some other buildings among the wooded, manicured area. An... more »
It is a very beautiful place to visit with Buddhist temple, surrounded by beautiful gardens and lake. On a clear day you can see clear refelction of the temple in the lake more »
Rokuoin temple is off the beaten track for most tourist. I visited this small temple in one late autumn, and found that it is actually a hidden gem. The maple trees along the narrow path to the temple gate had turned color into yellow and red. The inner garden uses shakkei technique, borrowing Arashiyama as part of the landscape. Beautiful!
strongly recommend to participate its night maple tour!
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