No photography allowed at the temple.
Children not yet in elementary school cannot enter the study room Tsusenin and the tea room Teigyokuken.
Because the temple is a registered Cultural Property, you have to leave your belongings at the front.
If you want to go to the bathroom, please use the bathroom of Daitoku-ji Temple’s parking lot.
|Address||52 Murasakino Daitokuji-cho, Kita-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture|
|Directions||Kyoto City Bus from Kyoto Station’s Karasumaguchi exit Take City Bus #206 going to Senbon-dori and Kitaoji Bus Terminal from bus platform A3. After getting off at Daitokuji-mae bus stop, it’s a 7-minute walk to Shinjuan. (Estimated time required: 55 minutes) Or take City Bus #205 going to Nishioji-dori, Kinkaku-ji, and Kitaoji Bus Terminal. After getting off at Daitokuji-mae bus stop, it’s a 7-minute walk to Shinjuan. (Estimated time required: 60 minutes) From Kyoto Station to Shinjuan by subway and bus Take subway Karasuma line toward Kokusai Kaikan and get off at Kitaoji Station. From Kitaoji Bus Terminal, go to the blue platform and take city bus #1, #101, #102, #204, #205, or #206, and get off at Daitokuji-mae bus stop, it’s a 7-minute walk to Shinjuan. (Estimated time required: 35 minutes) How to get to Shinjuan: Daitoku-ji Temple is really vast. Please also look at the map of Daitoku-ji Temple which you can see in this article to see how to get to Shinjuan. Close to Shinjuan you can see a sign about the event which should help you find the entrance.|
|Event time||9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (You need to enter the event by 4:00 p.m.)|
|Cancellations||If a weather warning has been issued because of strong wind, rain, or an earthquake, or if work needs to be done to protect the Cultural Property, or if entering the premises is deemed to be dangerous, the event will be canceled without an advance announcement. This will be announced on the official website: http://kyotoshunju.com/?temple-en=daitokuji-shinju-an|
Adults: 1.200 yen, middle and high school students: 600 yen, elementary school and under (with a guardian): free.
|Credit cards||VISA, MASTER, JCB, AMEX, Diners / Accepted *Only at the merchandise corner.|
They also have pamphlets in English, and the official website is also in English.
|Information||Inscriptions in English|
|Lanuages spoken||Some simple English|