Chion-in in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan is the headquarters of the Jōdo-shū founded by Hōnen, who proclaimed that sentient beings are reborn in Amida Buddha's Western Paradise by reciting the nembutsu, Amida Buddha's name.
The vast compounds of Chion-in include the site where Hōnen settled to disseminate his teachings and the site where he died.
Temple & Garden:
Daily: 9 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.
The gates close at 4:30 p.m.
Admission to the temple is free. Check the garden admission fees on the official website.