About Komyo-ji Temple
Komyoji is a temple located in Nagaokakyo city, Kyoto Prefecture, and it is the Head temple of Nishiyama Jodo sect. This temple is the place of the Rikkyo Kaishu where Enkotaishi Honen the sect founder firstly spoke of Nembutsu in Japan.
Komyoji is famous for its colorful autumnal leaves in late autumn, which is located on both sides of approach in temple grounds. It is a recommended spot for autumn leaves in Nagaokakyo.
Entrance in autumn leaves period is charged.
Komyo-ji Temple photos
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Photographer: Hiroki Iwata
26-1, Awau Nishijonouchi, Nagaokakyo City, Kyoto
|Entrance fee||Free(Charged only during the fall foliage season)|
|Usual viewing season||Red leaves
November 11 – December 6
Recommended places to visit in conjunction with
Nagaoka Tenmangu Shrine
Nagaoka Tenmangu is a shrine in Nagaokakyo city, Kyoto Prefecture, and is known as "Tenjin-san" and "Nagaten-san" among its citizens.
Otokuni Temple is a temple of Shingon-shu Buzan-ha located in Nagaokakyo city, Kyoto Prefecture, famous as peony temple. Although the foundation is not certain, it is presumed that it was founded before the Nagaoka-kyo construction, the Nara period.