Daikaku-ji Temple

Local name大覚寺 (Daikaku-ji Temple)
LocationUkyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Daikaku-ji is a Shingon Buddhist temple in Ukyō-ku, a western ward in the city of Kyoto, Japan. The site was originally a residence of Emperor Saga, and later various emperor conducted their cloistered rule from here. The Saga Go-ryū school of ikebana has its headquarters in the temple. The artificial lake of the temple, Ōsawa Pond, is one of the oldest Japanese garden ponds to survive from the Heian period.

Tags Place of WorshipBuddhistTemple
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Opening hours

Daily: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Adults: 500 JPY
Students: 200 JPY

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daikaku-ji

Official website http://www.daikakuji.or.jp/english/

Phone +81 75 871 0071

Address Japan

Coordinates 35°1'42.257" N 135°40'42.981" E

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