Area Guide
Uji’s Byodo-in is on the 10 yen coin


When it comes to must-see spots in Uji, look no further than Byodo-in. The temple started as a villa owned by the influential Fujiwara clan and was then turned into a temple. …more

Uji is also one of the leading producers of fine Japanese tea, and the scenic beauty of the Uji River makes it a popular sightseeing spot as well. In addition to Byodo-in, there are smaller shrines, temples, and other places of interest scattered around the area, making it the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely stroll.

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