Tenryu-ji (天龍寺) is the head temple of the Tenryuji sect of Rinzai Zen Buddhism and was first established by shogun Ashikage Takauji in 1339 to honor Emperor Go-Daigo. Tenryu-ji achieved UNESCO recognition in 1994.
15 minute walk from Arashiyama train station and easily accessible from Kyoto station via city or municiple bus.
A hidden gem, Ryokan Yamazaki is worth the 30 minute bus ride from central Kyoto. Tranquil surroundings, hearty food and family..
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Zen Buddhist Cuisine at Kyoto's Tenryu-ji temple is certainly a culinary adventure and definitely worth being put on the ‘..
Shojin-ryori zen buddhist vegetarian cuisine at Tenryuji temple in Arashiyama, Kyoto is served to you by monks in a stunning picturesque..
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Bamboo Forest, or Arashiyama Bamboo Grove or Sagano Bamboo Forest, is a natural forest of bamboo in Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan. The forest consists of several..
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