Higashiyama Jisho-ji

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  • Address: 2 Ginkakujicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606-8402, Japan, Shimogyo Ward
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-757715725
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids, Architecture

The Higashiyama Jisho-ji, also known as the Ginkakuji, is the ‘Temple of the Silver Pavillion’. Built in 1490 by Yoshimune Ashikaga, it is of great significance to the culture of Higashiyama. The most interesting characteristic of this beautiful structure is that the first level is in a domestic style. On the other hand, the second level resembles a Buddhist style. This unique amalgamation of the two styles of architecture is of great interest to visitors from around the world. Apart from the temple structure, there is also a vast garden with a variety of plants and shrubs. The sand garden is one of the most popular spots in this area.

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  • Higashiyama Jisho-ji Address: 2 Ginkakujicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606-8402, Japan, Shimogyo Ward
  • Higashiyama Jisho-ji Contact Number: +81-757715725
  • Higashiyama Jisho-ji Timing: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
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  • 7.14% of people who visit Shimogyo Ward include Higashiyama Jisho-ji in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Higashiyama Jisho-ji visit around 08 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Higashiyama Jisho-ji


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Higashiyama Jisho-ji

People normally also visit Ginkaku-ji while planning their trip to Higashiyama Jisho-ji.

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