Kodai Ji

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  • Address: 526 Shimokawara-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0825 Japan
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-755619966
  • Ticket Price: 600 JPY
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Kodai-ji Temple is arguably one of the finest temples in the Southern Higashiyama Area. It was established in the year 1606 in the memory of Toyotomi Hideyoshi (historical figure) by Hideyoshi's wife Kita-no-Mandokoro (aka Nene), who is also enshrined at the temple. The garden within the temple premises was designed by Japan’s famous garden designer Kobori Enshu. And the tea house was designed by the founder of the tea ceremony Sen no Rikyu. During the seasons of spring and fall, the temple is illuminated in colourful lights in the evening. It is a sight to behold!

  • 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.

  • Adults- ¥600, Student- ¥250
  • Group discounts apply for groups of 30 people or more.

  • Last admission at 5 p.m.

  • Higashiyama Yasui station and bus stop

  • Gion ari hon restaurant
  • Kikyo an
  • Kikunoi

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  • Kodai Ji Address: 526 Shimokawara-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, 605-0825 Japan
  • Kodai Ji Contact Number: +81-755619966
  • Kodai Ji Timing: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm
  • Kodai Ji Price: 600 JPY
  • Best time to visit Kodai Ji(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kodai Ji: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 51.01% of people who visit Kyoto include Kodai Ji in their plan

  • 44.76% of people start their Kodai Ji visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Kodai Ji

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

90.74% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kodai Ji

People normally club together Nishiki Market and Kiyomizu-dera while planning their visit to Kodai Ji.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Nice red leave at night time. Amazing water reflect.

  • Temple yang agak beda desainnya. Tidak terlalu luas. Pengunjung banyak. Ada paket kunjungan dengan dua tempat lain yang berdekatan. Tapi saya hanya membeli tiket Kodaiji temple saja.

  • Interesting, medium size buddhist temple complex. Entry ticket costs 600 yen. You have to stay on designated paths only. It is worth to climb to a small hill to see a small monk hut and a bamboo forest.

  • Built by Kita-no-Mandokoro, the wife of the successor of Oda Nobunaga, Toyotomi Hiseyoshi. Both are now enshrined here and buried in this shrine. I regret not being able to see the Zen garden due to time constraints.

  • #letsguide nightscape in Japan koutaiji temple.

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