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.


Top Tips

How to get there

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


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

Cost: Adults 500 yen, Children 300 yen


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Published by Matthew Baxter

Japan travel writer and onsen addict