Chion-in Temple

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Japanese script: 知恩院
Area: Kyoto
Address: 400 Rinkacho, Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture [map]
Phone: 075-531-2111 075-531-2111
Access: 498 m from Higashiyama Station Tōzai Line (T10)
0.8 km from Keage Station Tōzai Line (T9)
0.9 km from Sanjō Keihan Station Tōzai Line (T11)
Hours: 9am to 4:30pm
Admission: Free
Website: http://www.chion-in.or.jp/

A temple in the Higashiyama ward of Kyoto located next to Maruyama Park and a short walk from Yasaka Shrine and the Gion district.

Admission to the grounds is free, but certain areas and buildings within the complex have an entrance fee.

Photo by Gregory Lane