Shouju-in Temple

Shouju-in Temple is one of the best places to travel in Tsuzuki-gun, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Here're guides for attractions, hours, access, map, spots nearby, and photos of Shouju-in Temple posted by Japanese travelers in the know.[last modified: ]

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A Photogenic Temple In Kyoto♡ Inome Window That Brings Good Fortune

Shoju-in Temple is now a topic of conversation. One of the reason is this Inome Window with attractive fresh greens. Inome means heart shape and brings good fortune, then it has been used since the ancient times! What is more, at the same drawing room, there're 160 beautiful painting on the ceiling to delight the visitors.

Wind Bell Festival For Bright Summer Scene And The Cool Sounds

Shouju-in Temple is famous for heart-shaped Inome Window. What's more, Wind Bell Festival (Furin Matsuri) in only summer is lovely wherever you take pictures. The wind bells ring all at once with the winds blow, and they make us forget the summer heat.
Reservation is required since 2018. Except for cars, it's difficult to access here, so you need to prepare well beforehand.

Feel Coolness By The Senses At Wind-bell Festival Of Shoju-in Temple

Shoju-in Temple has a wind-bell (Furin) festival every summer. There're many wind-bells in the precinct and they make refreshing sounds all around. You can also enjoy finding the different patterns of 47 prefectures in Japan, and painting on wind-bells!
Wind-bell Festival 7/1~9/18 in 2017

Wind Bell Festival With Ringing Summer Sounds

Shouju-in Temple is famous for a lovely Inome Window (a heart-shapes window). And, they open Wind Bell Festival (Furin Matsuri) from July 1st. You can enjoy the Japanese summer atmosphere so much!

Tranquil Place Surrounded With Mountains, With Mellow Sounds Of Wind Bell In Summer

Although the weather was terrible because of the heavy rain, the mellow sounds of wind bell and the tranquil atmosphere took my daily strain away.
Since 2018, you need make a reservation to visit Shouju-in Temple. And the roads to access here are narrow, be careful when you drive.



149 Kawakami Okuyamada Ujitawara-cho, tsuzuki-gun, kyoto






By bus, 30 min from JR Uji Station or Kintetsu Shintanabe Station to Ichumae, and change bus to Okuyamada for 15 min, then walk 10 min. By car, 60 min from Kyoto city. Free parking area is available.



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