Ryōgin-an (Tōfuku-ji)(龍吟庵)

The Ryōgin-an is famous for its three gardens designed by the modern Japanese garden designer Shigemori Mirei in 1964. In contrast to the gardens, the temple and its buildings are really old. At first, it was the residence of the 3rd head priest of Tōfuku-ji, who also founded the famous temple complex Nanzen-ji. After his death in 1291, his quarters were converted into a temple in the late 14th century.

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How to get there
Take the Nara line from Kyoto station towards Nara. Get off at the first stop, Tōfuku-ji, and walk in southern direction until you get to Tōfuku-ji.

Address JP:
〒605-0981 京都府京都市東山区本町15丁目812
Address EN: Kyoto-fu Kyoto-shi, Higashiyama-ku, Honcho 15-812

Special admission times apply. Admission included in general admission for the Hojo garden.

Opening hours
10:00am to 4:30pm