Ninna-ji Temple

Ninna-ji Temple (仁和寺) is yet another awesome World Heritage listed temple in Kyoto. The temple was founded in 888 by the reigning emperor and has many interesting features. Highlights include a five story pagoda and elegantly painted Japanese doors and walls in the head priests building.

Ninna-ji_pagoda

Top Tips

How to get there

Take the No.8, 10, 26 or 59 bus to Omuro Ninnaji.

Information

Opening time: 9:00-17:00 (March – November), 9:00-16:30 (December – February)

Cost: Adults 500 yen, Children 300 yen

Map

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There are lots of cheap hostels and hotels in our Kyoto accommodation guide.

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Published by Matthew Baxter

Matthew Baxter is a British travel author who has lived in and visited Japan for over a decade. Having traveled across the country, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel here, and has also worked for many leading tourism companies. He also writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the GaijinPot, All About and the Japan National Tourist Association.