Eikando Zenrinji Temple Eikando Zenrinji Temple Eikando Zenrinji Temple Eikando Zenrinji Temple


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Eikando has been famous for its fall foliage since ancient times, and from mid- to late-November the temple is surrounded by fiery red trees. At night, the temple and the trees are lit up, which lends the temple an otherworldly air.

  • Address

    48 Eikando-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto

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  • Entry fee

    Adult 600
    Junior and senior high school students 400

    Adult 1,000
    Junior and Senior high school students 400

    More than Junior and senior high school students 600

  • Opening Hours

    9:00 - 17:00
    ※ Last entry is at 16:00.

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  • Best Season


  • Point

    The evening illumination usually starts at 17:30 and ends at 20:30, between early November and early December.

  • Nearest Station/IC Access

    Take the Subway Tozai Line for Roku-Jizo from Karasuma Oike Station, and get off at Keage Station. The temple is a 15-minute walk.

    Take Kyoto City Bus Route 5 for Iwakura Soshajo Mae, and get off at Nanzenji Eikando Michi. The temple is a 3-minute walk.

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