The ancient temple is known for its traditional and long-lasting buildings as well as its maple leaves, which enhance the already beautiful gardens. Be sure to see the pagoda, bell tower, and ancient trees — and if you have time, try the forest-bathing course.

How to get there

Head to Ikeda Station on the Hankyu Takarazuka Line; from there, catch the bus for Kyūanji (15 minutes).

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