History and Traditional Culture
A World Heritage site with a thousand years of history, Byodoin Temple in Uji is famous for its strikingly beautiful Phoenix Hall, which together with its neighboring garden was designed to be a representation of the Pure Land (Buddhist paradise) on Earth. Visit the Phoenix Hall and Hoshokan Museum house to admire a statue of Amida Buddha and other historic treasures, then stop by the Tea Room Toka to savor a cup of Uji's famous tea in these sacred surroundings.
|Access||From Kintetsu Kintetsu-Tambabashi Station (B07), take the Keihan Line to Uji Station (KH77), and walk approx. 10 minutes.|
|Address||116 Uji Renge, Uji-shi, Kyoto|
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