Tower of Yasaka (Hokanji)

Tower of Yasaka is a temple of the Rinzai Kenninji in Kyoto, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, it has been reported that Prince Shotoku was founded in 592 years. The official name is “Hokanji”, but because the five-storied pagoda of height 46m in the precinct is a building that representative the Yasaka and Higashiyama has been popular is called the “Tower of Yasaka”. Part of the tower I can admission. However, there are times when people of the temple is the absence, at the time of admission is required confirmation. Around the tower of Yasaka it does not have a parking lot, such as houses and teahouse have around.

  • 【Address】
    388, Yasakakamimachi, Higashiyama-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 605-0827, Japan
  • 【Established】
    A.D 592
  • 【Founder】
    Prince Shotoku
  • 【Sect】
    Rinzai Kennin-ji sect
  • 【Admission Time】
  • 【Fee】
    Junior high school students or more \400
    *Elementary school following admission disabled
  • 【Access】
    Kyoto City Bus “Higashiyama Yasui”(A 5-minute walk)


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