Shinnyodo Temple

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Photo: Tomoko Kamishima / JT

Shinshōgokuraku-ji or Shinnyo-dō is a Buddhist Tendai temple in Kyoto. It was established in 984 AD by Kaisan Shonin. In its name, gokuraku means Sukhāvatī, a paradise. [Wikipedia]

Overview

Address

82 Jodoji Shinnyocho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto (Directions)

Hours

9:00 - 16:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 9:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 9:00 - 16:00
Thursday 9:00 - 16:00
Friday 9:00 - 16:00
Saturday 9:00 - 16:00
Sunday 9:00 - 16:00
Holidays 9:00 - 16:00

Phone Number

075-771-0915

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