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Daigoji Temple

Temple in Kyoto, Japan

Daigoji (醍醐寺) is an important temple of the Shingon sect of Japanese Buddhism and a designated world heritage site. The large temple complex stands southeast of central Kyoto and includes an entire mountainside. The main temple grounds are located at the base of the mountain and are connected via a hiking trail to several more temple buildings around the summit.

Address

22 Daigohigashiōjichō, Fushimi-ku, Kyōto-shi, Kyōto-fu 601-1325, Japan

Transportation

Daigoji Temple is located a 15-minute walk or short bus ride by community bus number 4 (200 yen, every 30 minutes) from Daigo Station along the Tozai Subway Line. From Kyoto Station, take a JR train to Yamashina Station (5 minutes, 190 yen) and transfer to the Tozai Subway Line (8 minutes, 260 yen). Alternatively, take Keihan Bus number 22 or 22A from Yamashina Station to Daigoji (20 minutes, 220 yen, departures every 20 minutes).

Phone Number

+81 75-571-0002

Website

http://www.daigoji.or.jp/index_e.html

Working Hours

9:00 to 17:00 (until 16:00 from early December through February), admission ends 30 minutes before closing

Fee

From ¥600

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