Enkoji

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Enkō-ji, is a Zen Buddhist temple located near the Shugakuin Imperial Villa at Sakyō-ku, Ichijo-ji, Kotani-cho, in northeast Kyoto, Japan. It is famous for its fall foliage and Suikinkutsu. [Wikipedia]

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Autumn Foliage viewing at Enkoji from 15 November until 10 December 2020 requires a reservation.

Overview

Address

13 Ichijoji Kotanicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto (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

Phone Number

075-781-8025

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