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Shirahige Shrine 12

Shirahige Shrine

Cathy Cawood

The "floating" tori at Shirahige Shrine is smaller than the tori at Miyajima, but forms a beautiful scene against the backdrop of..

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Enryaku-ji Temple

Enryaku-ji Temple

Enryaku-ji Temple, located on Mount Hiei in Otsu, overlooks all of Kyoto from its serene mountaintop. The temple was founded in 788 in the early Heian..

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Kongorin-ji Temple

Kongorin-ji Temple

Kongorin-ji Temple is a peaceful place to relax, off the beaten path. If you want to venture outside the popular tourist spots of Kyoto and get away from..

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Okishima

Okishima

Chris Glenn

Okishima is unique as the only inhabited lake in Japan and it’s long history is even more unique. The 450 residents descended ..

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Enryaku-ji

Enryaku-ji

Ian VanDuzer

It may not attract the huge crowds of other Kyoto temples, but Enryaku-ji is one temple complex you don't want to miss.

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