Rengeo-in Temple (Sanjūsangen-dō)

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Japanese script: 三十三間堂
Area: Kyoto
Address: 657, Kaimachi, Sanjusangendo, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-city, Kyoto [map]
Phone: 075-561-0467 075-561-0467
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)
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Admission: Adults: ¥600
Children: ¥300
Students: ¥400

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. Sanjusan, means thirty three and ‘gen’ is a unit of measurement, so the name refers to he length of the hall.

Admission to the temple is 600yen.