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  • Address: 6 9-1 Awataguchi Sanjobocho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0035, Japan
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-755612345
  • Ticket Price: 500 JPY
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
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One of the 5 Monzeki temples of the Tendai sect in Kyoto, the Shoren-in is a tranquil temple complex located at the foothills of the Higashiyama Mountains. Points of interest within the temple complex include:

  • The Kachoden drawing room
  • The Shijokodo Hall
  • A lush green moss garden surrounded by camphor trees
  • The bamboo grove

This charming temple is a must visit for people in search of some inner peace.

Shoren-in 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 Shoren-in

  • Adults: 500 yen
  • Grade 7-12 students: 400 yen
  • Younger pupils: 200 yen
  • For seasonal evening illuminations: 800 yen

Shoren-in Hours

  • Tickets are sold till 4.30 pm.
  • During spring and autumn evening illuminations: 6 pm to 10 pm

How to Reach Shoren-in

  • By train: Higashiyama Station
  • By bus: Jingu-michi bus stop

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  • Shoren-in Address: 6 9-1 Awataguchi Sanjobocho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 605-0035, Japan
  • Shoren-in Contact Number: +81-755612345
  • Shoren-in Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Shoren-in Price: 500 JPY
  • Best time to visit Shoren-in(preferred time): 10:00 am - 02:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Shoren-in: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 1.89% of people who visit Kyoto include Shoren-in in their plan

  • 60% of people start their Shoren-in visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Shoren-in

Monday, Tuesday and Sunday

92.31% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Shoren-in

People normally club together Nishi Honganji and Chion-in while planning their visit to Shoren-in.

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

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