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About Chikurin-ji, Kyoto

Chikurin-ji(竹林寺 chikurinji) is a Buddhist temple in Ikoma, Nara, Japan.


Overview of Chikurin-ji

As you traverse the city of Kyoto, you'll stumble upon Chikurin-ji. Although listed here, Chikurin-ji is not one of the most visited sightseeing places in Kyoto.

An ideal Kyoto trip includes top things to do in Kyoto like Fushimi Inari-taisha, Kinkaku-ji, Kiyomizu-dera, Nijo Castle and Gion District.

Kyoto tours ideally do not include a visit to Chikurin-ji.

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Address: Japan, 〒630-0233 Nara-ken, Ikoma-shi, Arisatochō, 211−1

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Nara Afternoon Tour of Todaiji Temple, Deer Park and Kasuga Shrine from Kyoto
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Venture to Nara from Kyoto for the afternoon. Due to its past as the first permanent capital of Japan, Nara remains full of historic treasures, including some of Japan's oldest Buddhist temples. Accompanied by your local guide, you'll visit the Todaiji Temple to see Japan's largest Buddha, Deer Park - home to hundreds of freely roaming deer, and Kasuga Shrine - Nara's most celebrated shrine.

Kyoto Afternoon Tour: Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo, Kiyomizu Temple
View Deal Kyoto Afternoon Tour: Heian Shrine, Sanjusangendo,... 70 Reviews | Duration: 4 hours From USD 51.77/person

Immerse yourself in the beauty and history of Kyoto on an afternoon guided tour through the former capitol’s vibrant shrines and temples. Admire the alluring green and red Heian Shrine. Stroll Sanjusangendo Hall with its 1,001 Kannon statues and the Kiyomizu Temple where you’ll enjoy sweeping city views from the large terrace. All entry fees are included.

Kyoto City Tour: Golden Pavilion, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Imperial Palace and Handicraft Center
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Enjoy the sights of Kyoto on a sightseeing tour to Nijo Castle, Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion), Kyoto Imperial Palace and the Kyoto Handicraft Center. You'll learn about Kyoto’s rich history and culture from your guide as you take in some of the city’s favorite landmarks, then get a hands-on experience of traditional Japanese crafts during a workshop with a professional craftsman at Kyoto Handicraft Center. Your tour includes an expert guide, lunch, transportation, and hotel pickup at selected hotels in central Kyoto.

Kyoto World Heritage Hop-On Hop-Off Loop Bus
View Deal Kyoto World Heritage Hop-On Hop-Off Loop Bus 15 Reviews | Duration: Flexible From USD 17.12/person

Explore Kyotos through the best bus system, "Kyoto World Heritage Hop-On Hop-Off Loop Bus – K'LOOP,". Its allows you the freedom to enjoy the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kyoto and other important cultural spots at your own leisure. Enjoy the audio guidance while traveling between stops on an unlimited Kyoto hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus.

This 1-Day Hop-On Hop-Off bus pass offers convenient access to see World Heritage sites including Golden pavilion, Silver pavilion, Kiyomizu Temple and Nijo Castle, important cultural spots such as Kitano-temmangu, Heian Jingu, Chion-in, Yasaka Shrine, Sanjusangendo, museums including Kyoto National Museum, main train stations. Bus depart every 30 minitus and its cover 19 different Kyoto attractions on a Kyoto hop-on hop-off bus tour.

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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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