Shoren-in (青蓮院) TEMPLE

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NAME : Shoren-in (青蓮院)

ADDRESS : 69-1 Awadaguchisanjobocho, Higashiyama, Kyoto, Kyoto MAP >

STATION : Kyoto bus line 5・46・100: Alight the bus at Jingu-michi (3min. walk) or Subway Tozai line/Keihin-Keishin line: Alight the train at Higashiyama station (5 min. walk)

TIME : 9:00-17:00 (enter by 16:30)

BUDGET : ¥500 (child : ¥200up)

The first thing to surprise you during your visit is a very large camphor tree. It is an old witness of the long time that it has survived and almost feel that a spirit resides inside the branches and it's roots.

Shoren-in's official name is Shoren-in Monzeki Shoren-in temple is one of the five Monzeki temples of the Tendai sect in Kyodo; The head priest at these temples originally belonged to the imperial family.

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The atmosphere at the temple is solemn and peaceful, similar to the ambiance of the imperial palace.

The garden view can be enjoyed from any angle and really goasts of the natural beauty of the four seasons. The garden was created by SOAMI during Muromachi dynasty.

 

The first thing to surprise you during your visit is a very large camphor tree. It is an old witness of the long time that it has survived and almost feel that a spirit resides inside the branches and it's roots.

Shoren-in's official name is Shoren-in Monzeki Shoren-in temple is one of the five Monzeki temples of the Tendai sect in Kyodo; The head priest at these temples originally belonged to the imperial family.

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