Said to have been the dwelling of Murasaki Shikibu, Rozan-ji Temple is the temple where “The Tale of Genji” and other novels were written. The Garden of Genji is beautiful with its white sand and moss, and historical materials related to Murasaki Shikibu are on display in the Main Hall. The temple is also famous for its Setsubun celebration, “Oni-Horaku”.

Location Information

  • Address

    397, Kitanobecho, Teramachi-dori Hirokoji-agaru, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 602-0852

  • Nearest Station
    Demachiyanagi Station
    ・ Eizan Dentetsu Eizan Line
    11 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number
    Available languages
    only in Japanese
  • Hours
    9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Closed
    *May be temporarily closed*We are closed from December 31 to January 2*Closed February 1– 9
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