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Tenryuji Temple

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"5/5 Must Go | Tenryu-ji is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Kyoto's most prestigious Zen temples, founded in the 14th century, celebrated for its immaculate traditional Japanese gardens, stunning architecture, and its significance as the head temple of the Tenryu-ji branch of Rinzai Zen Buddhism."
"Tenryuji (天龍寺, Tenryūji) is the most important temple in Kyoto's Arashiyama district. It was ranked first among the city's five great Zen temples, and is now registered as a world heritage site. Tenryuji is the head temple of its own school within the Rinzai Zen sect of Japanese Buddhism."
"Prepare to be spellbound at Tenryu-ji, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its exquisite Zen gardens and majestic mountain backdrop. Take a meditative stroll around the tranquil pond, admire the meticulously manicured landscapes, and discover the ancient secrets of Zen philosophy."

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