3 Unmissable Places to Visit in Uji 2020/06/15

The last article mentioned the Matcha that Uji had to eat. This article will introduce the scenic spots that Uji must come to. Among them, the “Uji bridge” that will definitely pass by is one of the three ancient bridges in Japan. Kansai is the reason why we should come again. The rich scenic spots in the surrounding cities are definitely the best choice!

***Byodoin Temple***

In 1052, it was changed into “Byodoin Temple”. The “Phoenix hall” built in Chizhong presents a very beautiful picture symmetrically reflected on the water. The design of the 10 yen coin is also famous. It was listed as a world heritage site in 1994.

In the Phoenix hall, there are “Amitabha Buddha sitting image”, on which are beautiful “tiangai”, and on the wall, there are 52 “Bodhisattvas in the cloud” as national treasures.

8:30am-5:30pm (entrance until 5:15pm)
Phoenix Hall open from 9:10am-4:10pm
【entrance】Adult 600 yen、seinor high school  400 yen、elementary school 300 yen
【Phoenix Hall 】300yen

***The Tale of Genji Museum***

“The Tale of Genji” is a long novel based on the lives of Heian period nobles. It was written around 1,000 years ago by noblewoman Murasaki Shikibu and is known as the defining work of Japanese literature.


9:00~17:00(last entre 16:30)
Adult 600 yen、Children 300 yen

***Ujigami Shrine***
As the ancient capital of Kyoto, the cultural property, together with the Byodoin Temple, is listed as a world heritage site, known as the “world’s narrowest World Heritage Site”. In addition, Ujigami shrine’s signature is the bunny that is very cute and popular.


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