Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji Temple

Local name永観堂禅林寺 (Eikan-dō Zenrin-ji Temple)
LocationSakyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan

This is the head temple of the Pure Land Buddhist sect. Its name means View of Eternity Hall and Temple of Forest of Zen. It is a true jewel of Japanese architecture which is very much worth visiting. If you can, visit the temple during the autumn months when the trees around it are beautifully colored.

Tags Place of WorshipBuddhistTemple
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Opening hours

Closed during the Autumnal Exhibition period.


Adults: 600 JPY
Children (6-18): 400 JPY

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eikan-dō_Zenrin-ji

Official website http://www.eikando.or.jp/English/index_eng.htm

Address Japan

Coordinates 35°0'52.629" N 135°47'40.329" E

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