#514 Byodoin

Byodoin in located in Uji, Kyoto.

Uji is famous for it’s green tea and also this world heritage site.

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The last ten chapters of the famous Tale of Genji take place in Uji, too

.phoenix hall

The Phoenix Hall, built over 1000 years ago, is featured on the ten yen coin.

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If you’re interested in a visit to Uji, the second biggest city in Kyoto, check out Japan guide here.

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