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Kyoto - Saiho-ji (西芳寺) Temple - more than 120 kinds of moss. Visiting requires writing to the temple specifying the preferred date of visit. The temple then replies with an allocated time. On the day of the visit, each visitor must partake in a Zen ceremony, which involves copying sutras in Chinese characters using a caligraphy brush and hand-ground ink. The garden grounds are in impeccable condition.
Irish culture and Ireland have always grabbed my attention. I went once when I was 8 and it was the most spectacular place I have ever been. Experiencing other cultures and places around the world is not only something I enjoy but a very important aspect to tolerance around the world.