Ninna-ji Temple 【World Heritage】

Famous for late-blooming cherry blossom within Kyoto area

Famous for late-blooming cherry blossom within Kyoto area

Founded in AD 888. The Chief Abbot of Temple which was also called the Omuro Imperial Palace. Five-Storied Pagoda and Nio-mon, which are Important Cultural Properties, and Golden Hall, which is National Treasure, are built next to each other. Seated statue of Aizenmyoo and many other treasures are exhibited inside Reihokan Hall. 200 cherry trees called the Omuro-zakura are 2-meter height and famous for late-blooming within Kyoto.

Information

Address
33 Omuroouchi, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto-City, Kyoto 616-8092
Access
Take city bus from JR Kyoto Station and get off at Omuroninnaji-mae bus stop. 2-minute walk from Keifuku Omuroninnaji Station.
Phone
075-461-1155
Hours
9:00-16:30 (March to November), 9:00-16:00 (December to February), (last entry is 30 minutes before closing)
Holidays
None
Admission
Free (Omuro-zakura blossom season: 500 yen for adults, free for elementary and junior high school, high school students)
Goten: 500 yen for adults and high school students, 300 yen for elementary and junior high school students
Reihokan Hall (season-limited) 500 yen for adults, free for elementary, junior high school and high school students
Website
http://www.ninnaji.jp/en/