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[Kyoto Reikanji Temple] A garden with beautiful autumn leaves and fusuma paintings by the Kano school are open to the public

2022.09.28

A special autumn viewing will be held from November 19(Sat), 2022.
Reikanji Temple was founded in 1654 by Tarinomiya, the princess of Emperor Gomizunoo, and is an Amamonzeki Temple where successive princesses have served as chief priests.
Known as the “Valley Imperial Palace”, it retains its formal and neat appearance to this day.

  • <From Kyoto Station>
    City Bus No. 5…get off at “Shinnyodo-mae” or “Kinrin Shako-mae” and walk for about 7 minutes
    About a 25-minute walk from Keage Station on the Tozai Subway Line
    From Keihan Main Line Sanjo Station
    City Bus No. 5…get off at “Shinnyodo-mae” or “Kinrin Shako-mae” and walk for about 7 minutes

    *There is no parking lot for private cars or large buses.
    *Large buses get on and off at Shirakawa-dori.
    *Taxi can go up to the gate.

You can freely take a walk in the beautiful autumn leaves garden.
In addition, the interior of the study, which was relocated from Emperor Gosai’s Imperial Palace, will be open to the public with a guide, and the main hall donated by Tokugawa Ienari, the 11th general of the Edo period, will also be open to the public.
The highlight of the study room is the splendid wall paintings such as “Four Seasons Flowers and Birds” that are said to have been made by the Kano school.
You can also visit the main hall where the statue of Nyoirin Kannon is enshrined. (*You cannot go up inside the main hall.)

Shoin (upper room)
Reikanji Temple entrance
Viewing period: November 19(Sat) – December 4(Sun), 2022
Viewing time: 10:00-16:30 (Last entry 16:00)
Place of worship: Garden/Shoin/Main Hall
Admission fee: Adults 800 yen, elementary school students 400 yen, infants free
*Groups of 15 or more: 720 yen, no charge for elementary school students

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