Bukkoji Temple is the head temple of the Bukkoji sect of Shin Buddhism, where the main object of worship is Amida Nyorai. The temple was founded in 1212 during the Kenryaku period. In 1327, Emperor Go-Daigo was the one who bestowed the temple with the name “Amida Bukkoji”. Their statue of Prince Shotoku in the main hall is designated as an important cultural property.

Location Information

  • Address

    397, Shinkaicho, Takakura-dori Bukkoji-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 600-8084

  • Nearest Station
    Karasuma Station
    ・ Hankyu-kyoto Main Line
    5 minutes on foot
  • Phone Number
    Available languages
    only in Japanese
  • Hours
    9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Closed
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