Entokuin Temple
Entokuin Temple
Entokuin Temple
Entokuin Temple Entokuin Temple Entokuin Temple

A sub-temple of Kodaiji Temple and Kenninji Temple known as the "Temple of Toyotomi Hideyoshi and Nene". Nene spent 19 years at this cosmetic castle (restored from Fushimi Castle) before her passing. The enshrined three-sided Daikokuten statue is a "Nenjibutsu", a Buddha to remember Hideyoshi. The ink painting by Hasegawa et al. on the 32 sliding doors has been designated as an Important National Cultural Property. Currently a digital replica stands in its place. The North Garden has also been designated as a Special Site of Scenic Beauty. The beautiful, Ikeizuma-style (garden focusing around a pond) front garden of Fushimi Castle was changed to a dry landscape garden by Masakaza Kobori when was it was moved here. Additionally, visitors can also see Nene's actual hand bowl, as well as enjoy Matcha in the tea room.

  • Address

    530, Kodaiji Shimokawara-cho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture

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  • Entry fee

    Kodaiji Ticket: 900 JPY

  • Opening Hours

    10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Open until 9:30 pm during the summer illuminations

  • Closed

    -

  • Website

    http://www.kodaiji.com/entoku-in/pdf/e...

  • Best Season

    Mar., Apr., May, Oct., Nov., Dec.

  • Point

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  • Nearest Station/IC Access

    Approx. 30-minutes from Kyoto Minami Interchange on the Meishin Expressway

    Approx. 30-minutes by bus from Kyoto Station (JR / Kintetsu / Subway lines). A 5-minute walk from "Higashiyama-Yasui" bus stop

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