Komyozenji Temple

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The Komyozenji Temple in Kyoto is a Buddhist temple that was founded in 1273 by the Buddhist priest Tetsugyu Enshin. The temple is known for its rhododendrons, autumn leaves and Karesansui rock gardens and belongs to the Tofukuji school of Rinzai Zen Buddhism. In the Main hall is a statue of the Medicine Buddha Bhaisajyaguru.

Overview

Address

2-16-1 Saifu, Dazaifu-shi, Fukuoka (Directions)

Hours

8:00 - 17:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 8:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 8:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 8:00 - 17:00
Thursday 8:00 - 17:00
Friday 8:00 - 17:00
Saturday 8:00 - 17:00
Sunday 8:00 - 17:00
Holidays 8:00 - 17:00

Price

¥200

Phone Number

092-922-4053

General Amenities

  • Free guides/pamphlets
  • Paid parking

Language support

  • English

Payment Method

  • Pay by cash
  • Credit cards accepted

Accessibility

  • Barrier-free access
  • Multi-purpose toilet

Access

Take the train from Nishitetsu Fukuoka Station to Nishitetsu Futsukaichi Station. Change to the Dazaifu line and get off at Dazaifu Station. Exit the station and turn right down a high street with lots of souvenir shops. Turn right at the end of the street (the opposite way from Tenmangu Shrine) and walk for about 100m.

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