Jojakko-ji temple in Sagano, Kyoto
Jojakko-ji was built on the slope of a hill and is beautiful in autumn when the color of the leaves turn red. Taho-to pagoda of the Nichiren-shu sect Buddhist temple is a important cultural propperty.
This temple was founded in 1596 by Nisshin, who had been the head priest of Honkoku-ji temple, as the place for his seclusion.
How to get to Jojakko-ji
- 13 to 19 minutes from Kyoto station to Saga-Arashiyama station on JR railway San'in Honsen line. Then 15 minutes on foot.
- 47 minutes from Kyoto station to Saga-shogakko-mae on Kyoto City Bus No. 28 or Kyoto Bus No. 71 or 72 and 10 minutes on foot.
- 20 minutes on foot from Arashiyama station of Keifuku Railway Arashiyama Line.
Hours and Admission
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