[Temple] Kenninji temple

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Kenninji is famous as Japan’s oldest Zen temple.

Kenninji was built by Shogun Minamoto no Yoriie in 1202.

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There is a dry landscape garden that paved the white sand.

Snow piled up garden is also very beautiful.

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And, in Kenninji, there are famous cultural assets.

 

Fujin Raijin diagram of Tawaraya Sōtatsu work (National Treasure)

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Large Ssangyong diagram in sermon hall ceiling

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Inside of the temple is also nice.

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In particular, the garden to look at from the veranda of Hojo is the best scenery.

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[Admission, opening time]

10:00 to 16:00

[Holiday · Closed]

December 28 – December 31

[Fee]

Adult 500 yen, College students 500 yen, High school students 300 yen, Junior high school students 300 yen, Children Free

[Transportation guide]

Keihan Railway Shijo Gion get off
City bus Shijo Keihan before / Higashiyama Yasui

[MAP]

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