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Rurikoin Spring Special Viewing

April 15, 2023 May 31, 2023

Rurikoin is open to visitors only during special viewing periods in spring, summer, and autumn.

Rurikoin Temple is famous for its iconic scenery from the second floor of the Shoin building. It displays colourful autumn leaves from the open window. The autumn leaves scenery reflects on a large lacquered black table in the room and creates a breathtaking scenery. The fresh green maple leaves in spring are also amazing. This view of the reflected leaves is called “Yuka Momiji” (Yuka means floor and Momiji means maple in Japanese)


Address : 55 Kamitakano Higashiyama, Sakyō-ku, Kyōto-shi, Kyōto-fu 601-1255

Access : A short walk from Yase-Hieizan-guchi station on the Eizan main line.

From Osaka Take the Keihan Main Line to Demachi-yanagi Station and then transfer to the Eizan Main Line.

Hours : 10:00 to 17:00

Admission : 2,000 yen (Students 1,000 yen, Children under 12 years old are free)