Landmarks under repair

Following is a list of landmarks that are under repair.

NOTE: Schedules may be changed. Every site under repair is not included.

Tenryu-ji temple

Genkan, the entrance hall (photo below) and Kuri, the priests' living quarters are under repair from Dec. 10, 2012 to March 31, 2014 and all the buildings are closed to the public during the repair period. The beautiful Chisen-kaiyu-shiki (pond-stroll) garden is open to the public as usual.

Kuri under repair (Jan. 12, 2013)
Tenryu-ji Kuri before repair kuri under repair tenryuji
Kuri before repair.
Feb. 16, 2008
Kuri under repair.
Jan. 12, 2013

Tenryu-ji page in this site.

Byodo-in temple

Amida-do the main hall, also known as Ho'o-do, is under repair from September 3, 2012. The repair process is scheduled to be completed in March 31, 2014. Covered with a temporary roof and scaffolds, the hall will be closed to the public during the entire process, so that the admission to the temple will be cut in half.

Byodo-in page in this site.

Higashi Hongan-ji temple

Following building are under repair:

Amida-do hall, from Jan, 2012 to the end of Dec., 2015

Goei-do mon gate, from Jan. 2013 to the end of Dec., 2015

Higashi Hongan-ji page in this site.

Chion-in temple

Repair of Shukai-do, the assembly hall, started May 2005 and completed Feb. 2011. Miei-do hall, a national treasure, is under repair from Jan., 2012. The repairs continue for 14 years total.

Miei-do hall under repair (Nov. 28, 2013)
Chion-in Miei-do before repair Miei-do undre repair
Miei-do before overhaul.
Jan. 25, 2004
Miei-do under overhaul.
Nov. 28, 2013

Chion-in page in this site.


Koyasu-no-to pagoda of Kiyomizu-dera is under overhaul from February 18, 2009. The repair work is planned to complete by the end of March, 2013. The weathered pagoda will regain the original color.

Okunoin-Amidado, and Asakra-do buildings are also under overhaul. The repair processes are also planned to complete by the end of March, 2013.

Kiyomizu-dera buildings under overhaul.
Koyasunoto under overhaul Koyasunoto under overhaul
Koyasu-no-to before overhaul
Mar. 13, 2004
Koyasu-no-to under overhaul
Mar. 27, 2012
Koyasu-no-to after overhaul
Kiyasu-no-to after overhaul
Nov. 28, 2013
Asakura-do before overhaul Asakura-do under overhaul
Asakura-do on the left before overhaul
Feb. 05, 2010
Asakura-do under overhaul coverd by temporary green roof
Mar. 27, 2012
Okunoin and Amida-do before overhaul Okunoin and Amida-do under overhaul
Oku-no-in on the right and Amoida-do before overhaul
Nov. 28, 2010
Oku-no-in and Amida-do under overhaul
Mar. 27, 2012

Kiyomizu-dera page in this site.