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Ninna-ji Temple

Travel Guide - Ninna-ji Temple

InformationInformation

Ninna-ji Temple was established by order of Emperor Uda in 888 and is the head temple of the Omuro branch of the Shingon school of Buddhism. Visitors can see the Kondo Hall (National treasure), Nio-mon Gate (Important cultural asset), five-story pagoda (Important cultural asset), and other historical buildings in the 90,000 square meters of the temple's vast precinct. Separate entrance fees are charged tor the temple's Goten Palace and Reihokan Treasure. The treasure house is only open during the special periods in spring and autumn. The temple is also famous for its cherry trees that bloom in April in the extensive grounds.
Ninna-ji Temple was registered as a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto in 1994.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00 (March - November) *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • 9:00 - 16:30 (December - February) *admission until 30 minutes before closing

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free
  • 500 yen (General, Adult); 200 yen (Child) *Special rate during the season of cherry blossoms in April.
  • Goten Palace: 500 yen (General, Adult); 300 yen (Child)
  • Reihokan Treasure Hall: 500 yen (General, Adult); 300 yen (Student); Admission Free (Child) *Only open in spring (April 1 - the fourth Sunday of May) and autumn (October 1 - November 24).

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 3 minutes walk from Omuro-Ninnaji Station on the Keifuku Kitano Line (B5)
  • 35 minutes from JR Kyoto Station by the #26 bus. Get off at Omuro-Ninnaji Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 33, Omuro Ouchi, Ukyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 616-8092

TweetsTweets

Kishore Bhagavath @k_bhagavath - 2020-08-07
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Tony Cava @TonyCava - 2020-07-27
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A Blog Voyage @ablogvoyage - 2020-07-15
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Tony Cava @TonyCava - 2020-07-07
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☔️ Terriaki 👘 🐐🍶 @TerriakiSan - 2020-06-29
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Cubs-11 @kunmin11 - 2020-05-11
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Tsukamo @Tsukamo12 - 2020-04-11
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Tsukamo @Tsukamo12 - 2020-04-11
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Tsukamo @Tsukamo12 - 2020-04-11
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れふ @XmugLwwY8PlmunH - 2020-04-05
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Katsuo @KattyIII - 2020-04-04
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🅱 Mallikarjuna @Mallikarjun2891 - 2020-03-20
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nabo⚽️🎸 @nabocub - 2020-02-23
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Whine-Yard @HAX_u_ANYTIME - 2020-01-01
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ಕಬ್ಬಿನಕೆರೆ ಅಶ್ವಿನ್ Ashwin ಕನ್ನಡಿಗ @Ashwin_ignacio - 2019-11-17
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Sathish @Sathish62269862 - 2019-11-15
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Kalyan Babu™🎌 @ram_aduri - 2019-11-14
@Indian_Cinema_ Everyday edo okati, village Secretariat lo prayers, public swimming pool lo baptism, ninna guntur lo temple koolchadam 🤦
Kalyan Babu™🎌 @ram_aduri - 2019-11-14
@Indian_Cinema_ Everyday edo okati, village Secretariat lo prayers, public swimming pool lo baptism, ninna guntur lo temple koolchadam 🤦
Chiranjiv Santhosh M @kingchiru15 - 2019-09-09
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Dexterous Boisterous @suman_rd - 2019-09-07
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Akemi Murakami @ArabeskeOpus18 - 2019-08-12
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Crush every 1 @avinashNBK - 2019-07-30
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Crush every 1 @avinashNBK - 2019-07-30
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Thota @thota_J - 2019-07-25
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STOPtheFOOL反戦反核亀ガメラ怒 @kamezuki - 2019-04-26
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akiopiyopiyo @akiopiyopiyo - 2019-03-20
Today, I didn't go far. I walked near Kyoto house. I visited Myoshin temple and Ninna temple. Both temples were pla… https://t.co/u0lJRCyjcs
二階堂 新 @prestudio21 - 2019-03-09
Ninnaji Temple has a small pilgrimage miniaturized Shikoku pilgrimage. It takes two hours on foot. This is panorama… https://t.co/xRKH92WbXg
二階堂 新 @prestudio21 - 2019-02-25
This is five-storied pagoda at Ninna-ji Temple. This pagoda is smaller than famous Toji pagoda. But I like this one… https://t.co/tMBDJbhT9f
murthygangappa @murthygangappa1 - 2019-01-23
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