Daigo-ji Temple

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Founded in 874, Daigo-ji Temple is one of Kyoto's most scenic religious sites. The hillside temple grounds make it a prime spot for cherry blossom and fall foliage, and its traditional buildings add to the rustic charm of the landscape. The main temple grounds are located is at the foot of the mountain and is connected to several other temple buildings around the summit via a hiking trail.

Overview

Address

22 Daigo-Higash-oji-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto City (Directions)

Hours

9:00 - 17:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 17:00
Thursday 9:00 - 17:00
Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Saturday 9:00 - 17:00
Sunday 9:00 - 17:00
Holidays 9:00 - 17:00

Website

https://www.daigoji.or.jp/index_e.html

Designations

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

General Amenities

  • Information Counter
  • Prayer rooms

Access

10-minute walk from Daigo Station on the Tozai Subway Line

Keihan Express Bus to “Daigo -ji” bus stop(from JR Kyoto Station, Hachijoguchi Bus Stop) or to “Daigo -ji mae” bus stop (from JR Yamashina Station and Rokujizo Station on the Keihan Railway)

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