The temple was built in 1115 (Heian period) and rebuilt in 1598 (Azuchi-Momoyama period). The garden is a large pond garden, with numerous stones and famous cherry and plum trees.
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From Kyoto station, take the Nara line towards Nara and get off after two stops at Rokujizo station. Change here for the Tozai line towards Uzumases Tenjingawa. After 4 minutes and two stops you will arrive at Daigo station. From there, either take a taxi to the temple (1.1km) or walk in westwards direction (15 minutes).
March-November: 9am – 5pm
December-February: 9am – 4pm
Last entry: 30 minutes before closing date.
March 20 – End of Golden Week 1500 Yen
22 Daigohigashiojicho, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601-1325