• Kodaiji Temple


Kodaiji Temple

Kodaiji is a wonderful temple in the Higashiyama District of Kyoto. Built in 1606 in memory of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, one of Japan's greatest historical figures, by Hideyoshi's wife Nene who is also enshrined at the temple.

Kodaiji belongs to the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism. The main building have richly decorated interiors and are surrounded by beautiful Zen gardens. 

Essential Information

  • Hours: 
    09:00 - 17:00
  • Open:  All year
  • Ages:  All ages