Chionji Temple

"Monju" is the bodhisattva of wisdom

"Monju" is the bodhisattva of wisdom

It is one of the three temples in Japan dedicated to the Bodhisattva Monju. It is believed you can gain wisdom and so many students preparing for exams and their families visit here. The temples gate that faces Chaya Street is registered as the Cultural Property of City and it is the biggest temple gate in the Tango area.

Information

Address
103 Tanaka Monzencho, Sakyo, Kyoto, 606-8225
Access
10-minute walk from Demachiyanagi Station (Hanshin)
Phone
0772-22-2553
Hours
9:00-17:00
Holidays
None
Admission
Free
Website
http://www.amanohashidate.jp/lang/en/spots/chionji/