Rengeo-in Temple

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Area: Kyoto
Access: 389 m from Shichijō Station Keihan Main Line (KH37)
0.8 km from Tōfukuji Station Nara Line (D2)
0.8 km from Tōfukuji Station Keihan Main Line (KH36)
Address: 657, Kaimachi, Sanjusangendo, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-city, Kyoto [map]
Phone: 075-561-0467 075-561-0467
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

A 750 year old Kyoto temple which features 1,001 Senju-Kannon statues housed in a 120 meter long hall. Senju Kannon is a “goddesses of mercy” who purportedly has thousands of hands.

The temple is also known as Sanjusangen-do.

Admission to the temple is 600yen.