Mibudera Temple


About Mibudera Temple

Mibudera Temple

Mibudera Temple is a disciplinary Daihonzan Buddhist temple in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto. Mibudera Temple is known as a temple which conveys “Dainenbutsu Kyogen” that “Enkaku Jonin” of “Yuzu Nenbutsu” started, and it is also known as a temple with a history of Shinsengumi.

At the end of the Edo period, the Shinsengumi which was active for the purpose of maintaining the security of Kyoto, was located in the Yagi house in Mibu Village. It is said that the precincts of the Mibudera Temple were used in the Chorenba of Shinsen-gumi, and that training was performed such as Martial. In that relationship, there is a statue of Isamu Kondo and the Tomb of the Shinsengumi Brigade, the Mibu mound.

Mibudera Temple is free to visit. (excluding some exhibition rooms)


Mibudera Temple photos

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Photographer: Taisuke Yamada


Location 〒604-8821
31 Mibu-Nashinomiya-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Telephone TEL 075-841-3381
FAX 075-841-4481
Entrance fee Free
※Mibudera Historical Museum is chargeable
Adults 200 yen, elementary, junior high, and high school students 100 yen (includes Mibu-zuka visit fee)
Best time to see Mibu kyogen
[Setsubun Open to the Public] February 2 and 3, both days, every hour and 0 minutes from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
[Spring Open to the Public] 7 days from April 29 to May 5
[Open to the public in the fall] Three days for consecutive holidays in October
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City bus
Get off at “Mibuderamichi” and walk 200m south on Bojo Street.

Get off at “Omiya” station and walk about 10 minutes.

Keifuku Electric Railway (Randen)
10 minutes walk from “Shijo-Omiya” station.

Parking lot Coin parking lot (8 spaces)
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