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Zenrin-ji Eikan-dō

Zenrin-ji is a temple in Sakyōku, Kyōto, which is commonly known as Eikan-dō. It’s was founded in 863. It’s known especially for the beauty of its three-thousand maples in autumn, which are lit up at night in November. The statue of Amitabha looking over his shoulder is unusual for the pose of the Buddha and its graceful lines. It's designated a national important cultural property.

Address 48 Eikandō-chō, Sakyō-ku, Kyōto City, Kyōto
Phone 075-761-0007
Open time 9:00 to 17:00 (Last entry 16:00)
Fee ¥600 (Museum ¥1,000)
Web Site http://www.eikando.or.jp/
Etc Closed:Year round