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Tenryu-ji (天龍寺) is the head temple of the Tenryuji sect of Rinzai Zen Buddhism and was first established by shogun Ashikage Takauji in 1339 to honor Emperor Go-Daigo. Tenryu-ji achieved UNESCO recognition in 1994.



68 Susukinobaba-cho, Saga-Tenryuji, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto (Map) (Directions)


8:30 - 17:00 Closed

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 8:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 8:30 - 17:00
Thursday 8:30 - 17:00
Friday 8:30 - 17:00
Saturday 8:30 - 17:00
Sunday 8:30 - 17:00
Holidays 8:30 - 17:00



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15 minute walk from Arashiyama train station and easily accessible from Kyoto station via city or municiple bus.

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