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Tō-ji Temple

Temple Kyoto, Japan

Japan's tallest wooden tower Tō-ji Temple

Tō-Ji (東寺, East Temple) is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect; once had a partner, Sai-Ji (West Temple) and, together, they stood alongside the Rashomon, the gate to the Heian capital. It previously functioned as a temple providing protection to the nation; founded in the early Heian period, the temple dates from 796. Tō-ji is located in Minami-Ku near the intersection of Ōmiya Street and Kujō Street, southwest of Kyoto Station.

Opening Time
    Monday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
    Tuesday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
    Wednesday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
    Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
    Friday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
    Saturday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
    Sunday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm

+81 75-691-3325

1 Kujocho, Minami Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 601-8473, Japan

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