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Shokoku-ji Temple

This temple is the headquarters of the Shokokuji sub-sect of the Rinzai sect of Buddhism. It was built in 1382 by Ashikaga Yoshimitsu. Visitors clap their hands under the painting on the ceiling to hear the resonant sound.

Address :
701 Shokokuji-Monzen-cho, Imadegawa-dori Karasuma-higahsiiru, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto City
Telephone :
Open :
From March 24th to June 4th, and from September 15th to December 8th
Access :
City Bus to "Karasuma Imadegawa".Subway Karasuma Line "Imadegawa".
Fee :
General: 800 yen
Junior High School Student, over 65 years old: 700 yen
Kindergarten Stidents: 400yen

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