Daigo-ji Temple

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Founded in 874, Daigo-ji Temple is one of Kyoto's most scenic religious sites. The hillside temple grounds make it a prime spot for cherry blossom and fall foliage, and its traditional buildings add to the rustic charm of the landscape. The main temple grounds are located is at the foot of the mountain and is connected to several other temple buildings around the summit via a hiking trail.



22 Daigo-Higash-oji-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto City (Map) (Directions)


9:00 - 17:00 Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 17:00
Thursday 9:00 - 17:00
Friday 9:00 - 17:00
Saturday 9:00 - 17:00
Sunday 9:00 - 17:00
Holidays 9:00 - 17:00



General Amenities

  • Information Counter
  • Prayer rooms

What's unique

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site


10-minute walk from Daigo Station on the Tozai Subway Line

Keihan Express Bus to “Daigo -ji” bus stop(from JR Kyoto Station, Hachijoguchi Bus Stop) or to “Daigo -ji mae” bus stop (from JR Yamashina Station and Rokujizo Station on the Keihan Railway)

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