Giou-ji Temple

A quiet old temple which retains the legend of Giou, a dancer who fled from her home after the end of a tragic love affair

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Giou-ji is an ancient temple with a quiet atmosphere surrounded by a bamboo forest and maple trees. The moss-covered garden is beautiful. When the dancer Giou fell out of favor with the powerful Taira-no-Kiyomori, she fled the capital; the temple has since become famous for this tale of tragic love.
Business Hours
Saturday ( 9:0 AM ~ 5:0 AM )
Sunday ( 9:0 AM ~ 5:0 AM )
Weekdays ( 9:0 AM ~ 5:0 AM )
Adult: 300 YEN
Children: 100 YEN
32 Kozakacho, Sagatoriimoto, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto
(075) 861-3574

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