Toji Temple

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Toji Temple Pagoda
Toji Temple Pagoda (Photo: Toji Temple Pagoda – Kalexander2010 / CC BY-NC 2.0)

The Toji Temple is one of the original three Buddhist temples that were built in Kyoto at the beginning of the Heian period. In the year 796, the Toji Temple was built together with the Sai-ji and Shingon-in temples. Unfortunately, Toji Temple is the only one that has survived to this day.



1 Kujo-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto City, 601-8473 (Map) (Directions)


8:30 - 17:30 Open Now

Opening Hours

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


General Amenities

  • Prayer rooms
  • Information Counter

What's unique

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

Payment Method

  • Pay by cash


10-minute walk from To-ji Station on the Kintetsu Railway City Bus Stop To-ji-higashimon-mae 15-minute walk from JR Kyoto Station Hachijo-guchi exit

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