Toji Temple

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  • Address: 1 Kujocho, Minami Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601-8473, Japan
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-756913325
  • Ticket Price: 500 JPY
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Situated in the city center of Kyoto, Toji is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect. It is well known for its five-story pagoda, the highest wooden tower in Japan. The Toji was established by imperial edict in 796 AD and was built to guard the city. UNESCO designated Toji a World Heritage Site in 1994. Trivia- A popular antiques market is held at Toji on the 21st of every month and on the first Sunday of every month.

Toji 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 Toji Temple

  • Adults- ¥500, High school students- ¥400.
  • Junior high and elementary school students- ¥300.
  • Rates mentioned are for general admission. For entry into Pagoda and other structures, additional charges apply. Please check official website for the rates.

How to Reach Toji Temple

  • Kintetsu Line Toji Station
  • JR Kyoto Station Hachijo-Exit
  • Bus stops: Toji Minamimon-mae, Toji Higashimon-mae, Kujo Omiya and Toji Nishimon-mae bus stops.

  • Komatsu-ka noodle shop
  • Ho kuto restaurant
  • Ho no ka hokahokapan no mise bakery and cake shop

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  • Toji Temple Address: 1 Kujocho, Minami Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601-8473, Japan
  • Toji Temple Contact Number: +81-756913325
  • Toji Temple Timing: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Toji Temple Price: 500 JPY
  • Best time to visit Toji Temple(preferred time): 08:30 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Toji Temple: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 32.65% of people who visit Kyoto include Toji Temple in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Toji Temple visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Toji Temple

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

92.88% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Toji Temple

People normally club together Tofukuji Temple and Kyoto Imperial Palace while planning their visit to Toji Temple.

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

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