Daikaku-ji Temple

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  • Address: 4 Sagaosawacho, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 616-8411, Japan
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-758710071
  • Ticket Price: 500 JPY
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Housed within the former palace of Emperor Saga, the Daikaku-ji temple is a quaint Shingon Buddhist temple in Kyoto. Historically significant, it was here that the Northern and Southern Imperial Courts went through peace talks and reunited after a civil war that lasted almost 50 years. Within the temple premise is the artificial Osawa Pond which is said to be the oldest Japanese garden ponds to have survived from the Heian period.

Daikaku-ji Temple 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 premises.
  • It is recommended to wear conservative clothing.

Entrance Ticket Details For Daikaku-ji Temple

  • Temple: 500 yen
  • Garden around Osawa Pond: 200 yen

Daikaku-ji Temple Hours

  • Last entry is at 4.30 pm.

How to Reach Daikaku-ji Temple

  • JR Saga-Arashiyama Station
  • Keifuku Arashiyama Station
  • Take bus number 91 from Saga-Arashiyama Station or bus number 28 from central Arashiyama to access the temple.

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  • Daikaku-ji Temple Address: 4 Sagaosawacho, Ukyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 616-8411, Japan
  • Daikaku-ji Temple Contact Number: +81-758710071
  • Daikaku-ji Temple Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Daikaku-ji Temple Price: 500 JPY
  • Best time to visit Daikaku-ji Temple(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Daikaku-ji Temple: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 0.78% of people who visit Kyoto include Daikaku-ji Temple in their plan

  • 58.33% of people start their Daikaku-ji Temple visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Daikaku-ji Temple

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Daikaku-ji Temple

People normally club together Ryoan-ji and Gio-ji Temple while planning their visit to Daikaku-ji Temple.

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

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