About 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.
Honnoji Temple photos
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Photographer: Taisuke Yamada
|Location||〒604-8091 522 Shimohonnoujimae-cho, Teramachi-Dori Oike-Kudaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto
※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
City bus/Kyoto bus
・From Osaka/Kobe area
|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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