Jōjakkō-ji

sights / Religious

Jōjakkō-ji information

Kyoto , Japan
Address
Street 3 Ogura-chō, Sagaogurayama
Extras Ukyō-ku
Getting there
Bus Kyoto City Bus No 28 from Kyoto Station to the Arashiyama-Tenryuji-mae stop
Prices
admission ¥400
Opening hours
9am-5pm
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Lonely Planet review

This temple is perched on top of a mossy knoll and is famed for its brilliant maple trees, which turn a lovely crimson red in November, and its thatched-roof Niō-mon gate. The Hondō was constructed in the 16th century out of wood sourced from Fushimi-jō.