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    Saihoji Temple is Buddhist temple from the Rinzai Zen sect which is famous for its moss garden, which probably the best in Japan. Unfortunately access to Saihoji Temple, also known as Kokedera (Moss Temple) requires an application in advance. Saihoji Temple, in Kyoto, is designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty and a UNESCO World Heritage Site and forms part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) listing.

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    1. Craig Fryer Post authorSaihoji Temple
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      I have never understood why Saihoji Temple is not more popular. May be people aren’t so interested in moss gardens these days. The gardens around Saihoji Temple are truly amazing. If you are into Japanese gardens then this is one not to miss.

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