Shisendo Jozanji temple


About Shisendo Jozanji temple

Shisendo Jozanji temple

Shisendo which is located in Kyoto City Sakyo district Ichijoji is a ruin of a mountain cottage where Jozan Ishikawa who was the cultural person in Edo era spent his last days. Today, it is known as a branch temple of Eiheiji Temple, the head temple of the Soto sect of Buddhism.

Shisendo has very respectable large garden which looks like a part of a botanical garden and we can enjoy Japanese atmosphere of the four seasons such as camellia, autumn leaves, ponds and shishi-odoshi.

When we enter the temple, we first enter the room where we can overlook the garden and we can walk in the garden by borrowing footwear at the corner of the room. I recommend you view the garden in every hole and corner as there is even a wisteria bower in the backward of the large garden.

I think worshippers should come by bikes or motorbikes as there is no parking space for cars in Shiseido but is free bicycle-parking spaces.


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Photographer: Taisuke Yamada


Location 〒606-8154
27 Ichijyoji-monguchi-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
Telephone TEL:075-781-2954
Entrance fee Adults 500 yen
High school students 400 yen
Elementary and junior high school students 200 yen
Access Approximately 7 minutes walk from Ichijoji Kudarimatsu-cho bus stop by city bus.
15 minutes walk from Ichijyoji Station on the Eizan Line.
Parking lot Pay parking nearby
※Free bicycle parking available
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