Yoshiminedera Temple（善峯寺） is dedicated to the eleven-faced thousand-armed Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva.It declined after the Onin War, but was rebuilt in the Edo period thanks to a donation from Keishoin, mother of Tsunayoshi Tokugawa.
You can see the famous “Yuryu-no-matsu” (pine tree), the largest pine tree in Japan (a natural monument), and the 300 year old weeping cherry tree, which was hand-planted by Keishoin.
To get to Yoshiminedera Temple from Kyoto Station, ride from JR Kyoto Station to Mukomachi Station (approx. 8 minutes), from JR Mukomachi Station bus stop to Yoshiminedera bus stop (approx. 34 minutes), and an approx. 8-minute walk from the Yoshiminedera bus stop.
※In winter (January 6 to the end of February), the bus stops at Koshio bus stop.
|opening hours||8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.※Admission until 4:45 p.m.|
|regular closing day||without a holiday|
|entrance fee||Adults 500 yen, High school students 300 yen, Elementary and junior high school students 200 yen|
|bus stop||Hankyu Bus Yoshiminedera bus stop※In winter, it stops at "Ojio bus stop".|
|station||Hankyu Higashi Mukou Station※The nearest station is another JR Mukomachi station.※Ride the Hankyu Bus from the nearest station (about 34 minutes ride)|
|parking lot||Parking lot available (charged)|
|official site||Yoshiminedera Temple|
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