Daigo- Ji

4.3115 Votes Currently Open
  • Address: 22 Daigohigashiojicho, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601-1325, Japan
    Map
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-755710002
  • Ticket Price: 600 JPY
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

A temple of the Shingon sect, the picturesque Daigo-ji is a world heritage site. Home to many architectural structures, some of them being National Treasure of Japan, the temple is a must visit for architecture buffs. Points of interest within Daigo-ji include:

  • The Sanboin
  • The Five storey pagoda
  • The Golden Hall ( Kondo)
  • The Bentendo Hall
  • The Reihokan Museum

Encompassing a mountainside, the temple complex also doubles up as a picnic and hiking spot.  

Daigo- Ji Travel Tips

  • It is an active place of worship. Please maintain the tranquillity of the place.
  • Don’t forget to remove your footwear before entering the temple.
  • You may carry a small picnic basket with you and have a memorable time on the grounds.
  • A hike is involved. Do wear footwear accordingly.

Entrance Ticket Details For Daigo- Ji

Sanboin, Shimo Daigo and Reihokan Museum (lower grounds):

  • 600 yen each for Sanboin, Shimo Daigo and Reihokan Museum.
  • 1000 yen combination ticket for two out of the three attractions.
  • 1500 yen combination ticket for all three attractions.

Kami Daigo (upper grounds): 600 yen

Daigo- Ji Hours

Sanboin, Shimo Daigo and Reihokan Museum (lower grounds):

  • March to November: 9 am to 5 pm
  • Early December to February: 9 am to 4 pm
  • Admission ends 30 minutes before closing.

Kami Daigo (upper grounds):

  • March to November: 9 am to 4 pm
  • Early December to February: 9 am to 3 pm
  • Everybody must return to the base of the mountain by 5 pm.

How to Reach Daigo- Ji

  • Daigo Station
  • Daigoji bus stop

Love this? Explore the entire list of places to visit in Kyoto before you plan your trip.

Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Kyoto and book an accommodation of your choice.

  • Daigo- Ji Address: 22 Daigohigashiojicho, Fushimi Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601-1325, Japan
  • Daigo- Ji Contact Number: +81-755710002
  • Daigo- Ji Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Daigo- Ji Price: 600 JPY
  • Best time to visit Daigo- Ji(preferred time): 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Daigo- Ji: 03:00 Hrs
  • Try the best online travel planner to plan your travel itinerary!
Are you associated with this business? Get in Touch
  • 1.01% of people who visit Kyoto include Daigo- Ji in their plan

  • 47.37% of people start their Daigo- Ji visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Daigo- Ji

Monday, Friday and Sunday

90.91% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Daigo- Ji

People normally club together Saihoji and Ishibe Alley while planning their visit to Daigo- Ji.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Daigo- Ji Reviews & Ratings