Tofukuji Temple 東福寺 Attraction
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AddressJapan, 〒605-0981 Kyōto-fu, Kyōto-shi, Higashiyama-ku, Honmachi 京都市東山区本町１５−７７８
Opening hour9:00 - 16:30
Price / FeeTsutenkyo Bridge and Kaisando Hall - 400 yen
Hojo and gardens - 400 yen
This temple is the head temple of the Tofukuji School of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism. It was built in 1236 on the instructions of Kujo Michiie, the great statesman of the Kamakura period, who desired to build in Kyoto a temple complexes in Nara. Even its name, Tofukuji, is a combination of one chalacter from the names of each of these Nara temples.
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東福寺 (Tofuku-ji Temple) - 東山区 - 京都市, 京都府Read 26 tips and reviews from 5172 visitors about gardens, autumn and fushimi inari. "Tofukuji is a large Zen temple in southeastern Kyoto that is..."
Tōfuku-ji - WikipediaTōfuku-ji (東福寺) is a Buddhist temple in Higashiyama-ku in Kyoto, Japan. Tōfuku-ji takes its name from two temples in Nara, Tōdai-ji and Kōfuku-ji. It is one of the so-called Kyoto Gozan or "five great Zen temples of Kyoto". Its honorary sangō prefix is Enichi-san (慧日山).
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Tofukuji temple is one of the five great Zen temples. You can view autumn leaves from three bridges.Tofukuji temple is one of the best places to visit for viewing red and yellow colored autumn leaves in Kyoto. You can overlook about 2000 Japanese maple trees from three bridges. They are overwhelming.