Jizo-in Temple (Take-no-Tera)

Travel Guide - Jizo-in Temple (Take-no-Tera)


Jizo-in Temple is a small temple that is only a few minutes walk south of Saiho-ji Temple in the same atmospheric bamboo groves.
The temple, founded in 1368, is known as "Take-no-Tera (a temple of bamboo)" because about a half of the temple grounds are filled with bamboo trees.

Even though Jizo-in Temple does not have any buildings and treasures that are particularly famous or valuable, the temple is still worth visiting for its lovely moss garden which is a great place to sit and think.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 16:30


  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 12 minutes walk from Kami-Katsura Station on the Hankyu Arashiyama Line (HK96)
  • 50 minutes from JR Kyoto Station by the #73 bus. Get off at Kokedera-Suzumushidera Bus stop.

Address / Location

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