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Tanden-an Temple (Rakugaki-dera)

Travel Guide - Tanden-an Temple (Rakugaki-dera)


Tanden-an Temple was established in the Edo Period (1603 - 1868). The temple is also called "Rakugaki-dera (graffiti temple)" because you can freely write your wish on the white wall of Daikoku-do Hall so that the god can clearly see your wish. The temple allowed people to do that because the hall was built by donations. The wall is cleaned up at the end of each year.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 15:00 (Saturday, Sunday and Monday)


  • Tuesday - Friday

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission: 100 yen
  • Daikoku-do Hall (Graffiti): 300 yen

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 8 minutes walk from Yawata-shi Station on the Keihan Main Line

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 33, Yawata Yoshinogaito, Yawata-shi, Kyoto, 614-8013


karen.yeo @souterrain - 2016-10-30
How Neera Tanden Works https://t.co/4jiIB3ckYS via @NewRepublic In other words: she worships at none other than the #HillaryClinton temple.
Temple Police @temple_police - 2016-10-11
@GovbyUs @mg1928 @wikileaks That's why Tanden thought it would be counterproductive.


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