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Nanzen-ji Temple

The headquarters of the Nanzenji sub-sect of the Rinzai sect of Buddhism. This temple was established by Emperor Kameyama in 1291. Their gate is designated as a national treasure. There are several important highlights including gorgeously painted sliding paper screens, as well as a room decorated in distinguished Momoyama style.

Address :
Fukuchi-cho, Nanzenji, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City
Telephone :
075-771-0365
Open :
8:40a.m.-5:00p.m.(until 4:30p.m. from Dec to Feb)
Access :
10 min walk from Subway Tozai Line "Keage".20 min walk from Keihan Line "Sanjo".
Fee(Grounds) :
Free
Fee(Innerbuildings) :
General: 500 yen
High School Students: 400 yen
Junior High and Elementary School Students: 300yen
Fee(Main gate) :
General: 500 yen
High School Students: 400 yen
Junior High and Elementary School Students: 300yen

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