Honnoji Temple


About Honnoji Temple

Honnoji Temple

Honnoji is a temple of Nichiren Buddhism, southwest of Kawaramachi Oike in Nakagyo ward, Kyoto. This temple is very famous in Honnoji incident that Mitsuhide Akechi avenge Nobunaga Oda. Honnoji is originally named Honnoji (another kanji) and is a temple built by Nichiryu between Kyoto Aburakoji-takatsuji and Gojo-boumon in 1415.

Honnoji used to have more expansive grounds than now. Now it is no longer a big temple, but as a history fan to know Honnoji incident, it is a hidden tourist attraction that you want to visit once.

The gate of this temple is in an arcade street on Teramachi Street, so it might be nice to stop by this temple when you shop.


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Photographer: Taisuke Yamada


Location 〒604-8091 522 Shimohonnoujimae-cho, Teramachi-Dori Oike-Kudaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
Telephone TEL 075-231-5335(9:00~17:00)
FAX 075-211-2838
Entrance fee Free
※Fee is charged for the Daiboden Hall of Treasures.
Adults 500 yen, Junior and senior high school students 300 yen, Elementary school students 250 yen, Students on school excursion 200 yen, Handicapped 200 yen

Subway Tozai Line
Near “Shiyakusho-mae” station

City bus/Kyoto bus
Near “Kawaramachi Sanjo” bus stop

Get off at Sanjo Station and walk west for 5 minutes

Get off at Kawaramachi Station and walk north for 10 minutes

・From Tokyo
 Exit at the Kyoto Higashi IC of the Meishin Expressway and drive toward Kawaramachi from Route 1.

・From Osaka/Kobe area
 Exit at the Kyoto Minami No. 2 IC of the Meishin Expressway and drive toward Kawaramachi from National Route 1.

Parking lot Parking: 20 cars, height: 2.7m or less, 200 yen per 30 minutes
Parking is allowed for microbuses and up to 2-ton trucks.
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