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Founded in 1727 under the official name of Horin-ji, the temple is more commonly known as Daruma-dera. It is famous for the Daruma Hall which enshrines over 8,000 daruma gathered from all over Japan, and is especially crowded with devotees in early February during Setsubun. In the main hall, there are several unique attractions. One of them is the Cinema Hall which enshrines around 800 people who were involved in Japanese cinematography since the early days.
457 Nishidori Yukuecho, Gozen-dori, Shimotachiuri-dori, Kamigyo, Kyoto, Kyoto
Adults, university students, high school students: ¥300 Junior high school student: ¥200 Elementary school student: ¥100 Child under 6 year-old: Free Disabled: Free
9:00 - 17:00 (last admission at 16:00)
None. *Temple is closed during special event or memorial service. Please check the official website before your visit.
Only the garden and the ground level is wheelchair accessible.
5-minute walk from JR Emmachi Station.
15-minute walk from Saiin Station on Hankyu Railway Line.
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