Hokanji Temple

Kyoto Things to See

Kyoto, Japan Jun. 19 Wed 7:15PM

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The Tower of Yasaka

Hokanji Temple, of the Tower of Yasaka, is a landmark in Kyoto's historical district of Higashiyama on a cobbled alley street, giving it a traditional, old-Kyoto feel. The temple is a five story pagoda that was founded in the 6th century. 

The temple's interior is not always accessible, but when visitors are allowed inside, the second story has great views of the Kyoto skyline. 

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