Rokuharamitsuji Temple

Local name六波羅蜜寺
LocationHigashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan

Rokuharamitsu-ji is a Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. Founded by Kūya in 951, the Hondō was burned during the wars at the end of the Heian period. Its replacement of 1363, damaged during the Meiji period, was restored in 1969. The temple house a number of statues of the Heian and Kamakura periods that have been designated Important Cultural Properties, including a Kamakura period image of its founder Kūya, as well as a Heian Jūichimen Kannon that is a National Treasure.

Tags BuddhistTempleNational TreasureJapanese ArchitecturePlace of Worship
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Opening hours

Grounds: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Museum: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (last entry: 4:30 p.m.)


The admission to the grounds is free.

The museum:
General: 600 JPY

More information and contact


Official Website

Address Kyoto, Japan

Coordinates 34°59'49.42" N 135°46'23.988" E

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