A head temple of Omuro school of Buddhism consists of impressive buildings and tranquil gardens. Its monumental 5-storey pagoda is a must-see. As many other temples in Kyoto, even this one dates back more than a thousand years. It was established in the 9th century but damaged by fire later on and completely rebuilt.
Mar - Nov: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Dec - Feb: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Reception hours end 30 minutes before closing time.
Palace & Gardens: 500 JPY
Reiho-kan Hall: 500 JPY