Rurikoin Temple

Rurikoin Temple is one of the best places to travel in Higashiyama, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. It's famous for the amazing scenery of autumn colors in mid November and fresh greens in spring. Here're guides for map, how to get there, spots nearby, attractions and photos of Rurikoin Temple posted by Japanese travelers in the know.

Attraction Of Rurikoin Temple

Beautiful Reflection Of Green Maple Leaves On The Table Top

The spring special visiting is opened till 6/15 in 2018. The relaxing room extends here. The table room, which has been a hot topic in SNS, you can see various reflections from different directions. And, it's so gorgeous and beautiful.

Ruriko-in Temple's Breathtaking Reflection Designed By Japanese Maple Leaves

A famous place for maple leaves viewing, Ruriko-in Temple has terms of special visiting for a few months in spring and autumn. You can see the beautiful green leaves in spring, and colorful ones in autumn. The reflections on the floor and desk is so wonderful!
The special visiting of autumn in 2017 is 10/1~12/10 Entrance fee: 2000yen

Beautiful Fresh Green Momiji! Spring Special Visiting Of Rurikoin Temple In Kyoto

Kyoto Rurikoin Temple, celebrated for the spring fresh greens and autumn colors of Japanese maple leaves, has special visiting in spring. For two months you can see the beautiful reflections of fresh greens at Ruri Garden from a study-room at second floor.
The special visiting in 2018 is from 4/15-6/15. At Rurikoin Temple, you can try hand-copying of a sutra, and get Goshuin that you can write the date by yourself. Opening hours: 10:00-17:00. Admission fee: 2000 yen

Rurikoin Temple Info


55 Higashiyama Kamitakano Sakyo-ku, kyoto-shi, kyoto


5 min walk from Yase Hieizan-guchi Station, 5 min walk from Yase Station. By bus, 50 min from Kyoto Station to Yase Station, then 7 min walk.


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