Tenryu-ji – Ukyo-ku, Kyoto

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Tenryu-ji, Sogenchi Teien (Garden)
Sogenchi Teien (Garden) November 2016
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Summary of Tenryu-ji

Tenryu-ji (天龍寺) is a Rinzai sect temple in Saga (Arashiyama), Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

It is registered as a World Heritage Site, as one of the “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto”.

The Sogenchi Teien (Garden) which benefits from the scenery of Arashiyama, is planted with a variety of plants and can show various scene due to the changing seasons.

The garden is always in good condition and very comfortable.

Autumn leaves are best view about the middle of November.

Cherry blossoms are best view about the beginning of April.

Open hours

8:30 to 17:00 (from Oct. 21 to Mar. 20)

8:30 to 17:30 (from Mar. 21 to Oct. 20)

Entrance fee

500 yen (Garden only), 800 yen (Garden and buildings)

Website

English website http://www.tenryuji.com/en/index.html

Japanese website http://www.tenryuji.com



Photographs of Tenryu-ji

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Tenryu-ji, Tahoden (Hall of Many Treasures)

Tahoden

April 2016

Tenryu-ji, Sogenchi Teien (Garden)

Sogenchi Teien (Garden)

November 2016

Tenryu-ji, Sogenchi Teien (Garden)

Sogenchi Teien (Garden)

June 2017

Tenryu-ji, Sogenchi Teien (Garden)

Sogenchi Teien (Garden)

June 2017

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Map around Tenryu-ji

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Directions to Tenryu-ji

From JR Kyoto station

JR Sagano Line Kyoto Sta. -(16 minutes)- Saga-Arashiyama Sta.

    12 minutes walk after getting off

Kyoto city bus Kyoto Sta. -(37 minutes)- Arashiyama Tenryuji-mae

    (Route 28, bound for Daikakuji temple via Arashiyama)

    5 minutes walk after getting off

Kyoto bus Kyoto Sta. -(45 minutes)- Arashiyama

    (Route 73, bound for Kokedera & Suzumushidera)

    9 minutes walk after getting off

From Keihan Sanjo station

Kyoto city bus Sanjo Keihan-mae -(50 minutes)- Arashiyama Tenryuji-mae

    (Routes 11, bound for Saga・Arashiyama)

    5 minutes walk after getting off

Kyoto bus Sanjo Keihan-mae -(44 minutes)- Arashiyama

    (Routes 66, bound for Hankyu Arashiyama Sta.)

    9 minutes walk after getting off

Kyoto bus Sanjo Keihan-mae -(44 minutes)- Arashiyama

    (Routes 63, bound for Kokedera & Suzumushidera)

    9 minutes walk after getting off

From Hankyu Kawaramachi station

Kyoto city bus Shijo Kawaramachi -(44 minutes)- Arashiyama Tenryuji-mae

    (Routes 11, bound for Saga・Arashiyama)

    5 minutes walk after getting off

Kyoto bus Shijo Kawaramachi -(52 minutes)- Arashiyama

    (Routes 66, bound for Hankyu Arashiyama Sta.)

    9 minutes walk after getting off

Kyoto bus Shijo Kawaramachi -(52 minutes)- Arashiyama

    (Routes 63, bound for Kokedera & Suzumushidera)

    9 minutes walk after getting off

From Hankyu Arashiyama station

17 minutes walk after getting off

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Vicinity guide of Tenryu-ji

Hogon-in 2 minutes walk

Nison-in 21 minutes walk

Gio-ji 22 minutes walk