Byōdō-in 4.0 rating

  Cultural Attractions

Byodo-in is a joint temple of theJōdo-shū (Pure Land) and Tendai-shū sects founded in 1052 AD by Fujiwara no Yorimichi. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and has a half-size replica in the Valley of the Temples in Hawaii. The original wooden Phoenix Hall from 1053 AD still stands, with 2 statues of the Chinese Phoenix on the roof. It has a gold-leaf covered Heian-period statue of the Amida Buddha by Jocho, and Raigo paintings on its wooden doors. Other highlights include 52 wooden Bodhisattvas and the temple bell with reliefs of maidens and lions.

 Hours 
Sun
8:30
17:30
Mon
8:30
17:30
Tue
8:30
17:30
Wed
8:30
17:30
Thu
8:30
17:30
Fri
8:30
17:30
Sat
8:30
17:30
About Byōdō-in

 Renge-116 Uji, Uji, Kyoto Prefecture 611-0021, Japan

 Nearest Transit: Rokujizo (Line: Tozai)

 +81 774-21-2861

 http://www.byodoin.or.jp

Byōdō-in and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Ujigami Shrine

Ujigami Shrine(0.4 km)
The Ujigami shrine was originally built in ~1060 AD as a guardian shrine for Byodo-in Temple.

Mampuku-ji

Mampuku-ji(2.7 km)

Byōdō-in Tickets and Tours in Kyoto

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