Tenryuji 天龍寺

Tenryuji is the most important temple in the Arashiyama area of west Kyoto. Tenryuji is the head temple of the Tenryu sect of Rinzai Zen Buddhism and is ranked first among Kyoto's top five Zen temple.


Address, timetable & access

Tenryuji Temple

  • Address

    68 Susukinobaba-cho, Tenryuji, Saga, Ukyo-ku

    616-8385

    Japan

  • Phone

    +81 (0)75 881-1235
  • Timetable

    Open daily 8.30 a.m - 5.30 p.m.
  • Price

    Tenryuji Temple and garden 800 JPY Adults. 600 JPY for children. Entry to the Hatto Hall is separate and costs 500 JPY.
  • Access

    Tenryuji is just two minutes from the Keifuku Line's Arashiyama Station on trains from Kitano Hakubaicho or Omiya stations. Or take a city bus to "Keifukuarashiyama," bus #28. Alternatively, Tenryuji Temple is a 7-8 minute walk from JR Saga Station on the JR San-in Main Line (Sagano Line) from Kyoto Station.
  • Website

    http://www.tenryuji.com/en/

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