Shisendo Temple

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  • Address: 27 monguchi-cho, Ichijo-ji, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto city, 606-8154, Japan
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-757812954
  • Ticket Price: 500 JPY
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

A delightful temple that is rarely visited by tourists but frequented by locals, the Shisendo Temple should definitely make it to your Kyoto itinerary if you are in search of some serenity. The name Shisendo Temple roughly translates to ‘hermit’s retreat’ and the peaceful environment of the temple definitely justifies the name. The temple was established by Jozan Ishikawa who was not only a Chinese scholar but also a landscape designer. On your visit to the temple, do check out the dry gravel Zen garden.

Shisendo 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 Shisendo Temple

  • Adult: 500 yen
  • High school students: 400 yen
  • Junior high and elementary school students: 200 yen

Shisendo Temple Hours

  • Last entry at 4.45 pm.

How to Reach Shisendo Temple

  • Ichijoji-kudari-matsumachi Bus Stop.

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  • Shisendo Temple Address: 27 monguchi-cho, Ichijo-ji, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto city, 606-8154, Japan
  • Shisendo Temple Contact Number: +81-757812954
  • Shisendo Temple Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Shisendo Temple Price: 500 JPY
  • Best time to visit Shisendo Temple(preferred time): 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Shisendo Temple: 00:30 Mins
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  • 0.14% of people who visit Kyoto include Shisendo Temple in their plan

  • 66.67% of people start their Shisendo Temple visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Shisendo Temple

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Shisendo Temple

People normally club together Kyoto Gyoen National Garden and Yasaka No To Pagoda while planning their visit to Shisendo Temple.

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

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