Honnoji Temple
Honnoji Temple
Honnoji Temple
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Built in 1415, this temple has a history of being burned down and rebuilt repeatedly. The current main hall is the seventh, and it was built in 1928. It is famous as the site where Oda Nobunaga committed ritual suicide after setting fire to the temple, known as "The Incident at Honnoji.". Hideyoshi Toyotomi rebuilt the current temple after the fire. Treasures and artifacts connected to Nobunaga are stored and displayed within the temple, known as the "Daihouden," the temple museum of treasures.

  • Address

    522 Shimohonnojimae-cho Honnojidori-oikesagaru Nakakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto

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  • Entry fee

    Worshipping is free

  • Opening Hours

    06:00-17:00

  • Closed

    None

  • Website

    http://www.kyoto-honnouji.jp/language/...

  • Best Season

    All year

  • Point

    A historic temple that has been burned down and rebuilt repeatedly.

  • Nearest Station/IC Access

    Walk a few minutes from Kyoto-shi Yakushomae Station (via Subway)

    15 minutes by car from Kyoto-South Interchange via Meishin Expressway

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