Toji Temple

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The Toji Temple is one of the original three Buddhist temples that were built in Kyoto at the beginning of the Heian period. In the year 796, the Toji Temple was built together with the Sai-ji and Shingon-in temples. Unfortunately, Toji Temple is the only one that has survived to this day.

Overview

Address

1 Kujo-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto City, 601-8473 (Directions)

Hours

8:30 - 17:30 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 8:30 - 17:30
Wednesday 8:30 - 17:30
Thursday 8:30 - 17:30
Friday 8:30 - 17:30
Saturday 8:30 - 17:30
Sunday 8:30 - 17:30
Holidays 8:30 - 17:30

Website

https://toji.or.jp/en/index.html

Designations

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

General Amenities

  • Prayer rooms
  • Information Counter

Payment Method

  • Pay by cash

Access

10-minute walk from To-ji Station on the Kintetsu Railway City Bus Stop To-ji-higashimon-mae 15-minute walk from JR Kyoto Station Hachijo-guchi exit

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