"Shoren-in Temple" Shoren-in Temple Tip by Ines28

Shoren-in Temple, Kyoto: 3 reviews and 11 photos

by Ines28

This temple was originally the residence of the chief abbot of the Tendai school of Buddhism. The present building dates from 1895, but the main hall has sliding screens with paintings from the 16th and 17th centuries. It's a pleasant place to sit and look at the beautiful gardens as it is often overlooked by the crowds.
Open 9 am - 17 pm
Entry: Yen 500

Address: Eastern Kyoto
Directions: Access by Tozai subway line, Higashiyama Station
Phone: 075-561-2345
Website: http://www.shorenin.com/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 17, 2005
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