About Chikurin-ji, Kyoto

Overview of Chikurin-ji

As you traverse the city of Kyoto, you'll stumble upon Chikurin-ji. Chikurin-ji is easily missed on a visit to Kyoto.

Important attractions of the city include Fushimi Inari-taisha, Kinkaku-ji, Kiyomizu-dera, Nijo Castle and Gion District. You can also discover other things to do in Kyoto on TripHobo.

Insider tips and expert guides will make sure you enjoy the city to its fullest. You can do so by booking any of the Kyoto tours.

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  • 1 ReviewsDuration: 4 hours

    Spend a morning or afternoon in Kyoto with your native English-speaking or Arabic-speaking guide and photographer and have beautiful photos taken of you while you are also being guided on a private tour. The beautiful, rich history of the Kyoto Im

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    While in Kyoto, enjoy this 2.5-hour cultural visit to an ochaya tea house, generally not open to the public. Appreciate the Japanese dance of maiko with your small group limited to 6 people. This activity includes a guide-interpreter, hotel pickup an

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    During this private, 4-hour experience, enjoy an authentic Japanese-style dinner at an ochaya tea house in Kyoto. Most ochaya tea houses are not open to the public, so this is a truly unique experience. See a small dance performance by a Maiko and sp

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    Learn how to make your own shibori scarf while in Kyoto with this 30 minute class. Shibori art pieces, tools and samples are displayed on the exhibition floor. In the museum shop, there are a variety of original items, souvenirs and fabrics for you t

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    Learn two techniques for dying cloth during this 60 to 90 minute class in Kyoto – Kasamaki and Nuishime. Shibori art pieces, tools and samples are displayed on the exhibition floor. In the museum shop, there are a variety of original items, sou

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  • 32 ReviewsDuration: 1-hour or 2-hours

    Learn about the etiquette of samurai classes in feudal Japan and practice some basic Kembu, including how to use the Japanese sword. You can choose a 1-hour session for an introduction to the basics, or upgrade for a 2-hour session to learn choreogra

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  • 46 ReviewsDuration: 60 minutes

    Kembu (sword performance), one of many Japanese traditional arts, demonstrates the culture of the samurai, a warrior class that ruled Japan for 700 years. Kembu masters who work to keep the spirit of samurai culture alive perform this 1-hour stage sh

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  • New on TripHobo Duration: 00:30 Hrs

    Sit on the Ebisuya Rickshaw and take a 30 minutes’ tour around the picturesque Higashiyama area, one of Kyoto’s prefecture. Have an insider’s view into Japanese culture including Geisha dancers in the Gion district and large templ

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  • New on TripHobo Duration: 01:00 Hrs

    Sit on the Ebisuya Rickshaw and take a 60 minutes’ tour around the picturesque Higashiyama area, one of Kyoto’s prefecture. Have an insider’s view into Japanese culture including Geisha dancers in the Gion district and large templ

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  • New on TripHobo Duration: 01:30 Hrs

    Sit on the Ebisuya Rickshaw and take a 90 minutes’ tour around the picturesque Higashiyama area, one of Kyoto’s prefecture. Have an insider’s view into Japanese culture including Geisha dancers in the Gion district and large templ

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  • 526 ReviewsDuration: 9 hours

    Discover tranquil temples, Imperial palaces and ancient shrines on this 9-hour full-day Kyoto sightseeing tour. Explore top city attractions such as Nijo Castle and the ornate gardens of Kinkaku-ji Temple. Visit the Kiyomizu Temple and the Kyoto Impe

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  • 325 ReviewsDuration: 10 hours

    Explore the cultural treasures of Kyoto and Nara on this full-day tour from Kyoto. In the morning, visit UNESCO World Heritage sites Nijo Castle and Kinkaku-ji, as well as Kyoto Imperial Palace. Then travel to Nara to visit World Heritageâ€

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  • 竹林寺の山号は生馬山で 宗派は律宗です 本尊が文殊菩薩 創建年(伝)奈良時代初期 開基は(伝)行基との事です 竹林寺は 明治以降には廃寺になりましたが 昨今の1997年に再興され 現在なお整備をされているとの事ですが お寺に由縁する 有名な僧侶のお墓が二つも有り 文化財保護は とても良い事で 喜びでもあります お寺の東50mには 高僧であった行基のお墓が また西150m程には 僧侶忍性の墓があります お寺は 生駒山麓の丘陵地の 緑に囲まれ静かで落ち着いた雰囲気漂う所にあります お参りをしていると 日課として健康保持の散策を兼ねて 参られる方を多く見受けました ソノ様子を伺っていると 決まった様に 竹林寺→境内奥山の石仏群→ 行基さん→忍性さん の順番に廻られていました 私は今日初めて 行基さんのお墓の存在を知り お参りに来たのですが 竹林寺や忍性さんの事や お参りに来られる方達とのお話や 様々な事に触れ 多くを知る事が出来 意義ある一時を過ごせ イイ日になりました❗

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  • 行基さんの墓所。 奈良国立博物館の(僧)忍性展で知りました。 行基の遺骨が発見、 、掘り出されたところに忍性が遭遇、人々の救済に尽くした行基が忍性の活動のモデルであったことから、忍性は参籠やたびたび参拝をし、自分の遺骨の一部を納めてもらうよう遺言し、実行された。 (良観坊忍性 草創した伽藍83、供養した御堂154、結界した寺院79、描いた地蔵菩薩像1355、病人貧者に与えた衣服3万3千着、架けた橋189、修築した道71、掘った井戸33 などなど)

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  • 行基さんの墓所で有名な竹林寺。 生駒ウォッチャーなら、一度は訪れたい場所です。

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