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Konpukuji Temple (金福寺)

Temple

This is a temple connected to Yosa Buson, one of the representative haiku poets of the Edo period. Highlights of the grounds include the monument, portrait and grave of the poet. Matsuo Basho is said to have stayed here, and there is indeed a thatched hut named Basho-an. This was restored by Yosa Buson, who idolized Basho. The garden’s satsuki azaleas in full bloom in early summer is a beautiful sight.

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Kyoto Kyoutoshi Sakyou-ku Ichijoujisaikatachou 20 (Kurama / Kibune / OharaArea)

phone 0757911666
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9:00-17:00

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Address
Kyoto Kyoutoshi Sakyou-ku Ichijoujisaikatachou 20 [map]
Area
Kurama / Kibune / OharaArea
Phone
0757911666
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
12/30-31, 1/16-2/28, 8/5-31
Fees
[Admission fee to worship] Adults (university students) 500yen, junior high and high school students 300yen, Elementary school age students and under Free
Parking Lot
Available(2spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Possible (the garden has steps and stairs)
Infant friendly
Yes (baby strollers will be kept at the reception)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Its wooden tea houses, shuffling geisha, and spiritual sights have seen Kyoto hailed as the heart of traditional Japan, a world apart from ultramodern Tokyo. Despite being the Japanese capital for over a century, Kyoto escaped destruction during World War II, leaving behind a fascinating history which can be felt at every turn, from the fully gold-plated Kinkakuji Temple down to traditional customs such as geisha performances and tea ceremonies, which are still practiced to this day.