Tofukuji temple

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Tofukuji temple in autumn
Photo: Cathy Cawood

Tofukuji temple (東福寺), particularly known for its autumn leaves, was founded in 1236 and is the head temple of the Tofukuji School of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism.

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Address

15 Chome-778 Honmachi, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto (Map) (Directions)

Hours

8:30 - 16:30 Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday 8:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 8:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 8:30 - 16:30
Thursday 8:30 - 16:30
Friday 8:30 - 16:30
Saturday 8:30 - 16:30
Sunday 8:30 - 16:30
Holidays 8:30 - 16:30

Website

tofukuji.jp

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