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Hogon-in Temple

Bogon-in Temple has a beautiful strolling garden with Arashiyama as a borrowed scenery.

One of the sub-temples of Tenryu-ji Temple, which was built in 1461 (Kansei 2). Although it is usually closed to the public, it is open for special viewing from early October every year, and is lit up in November, when the autumn leaves season is approaching.

Hogon-in Temple

Shishiku no Niwa, a circuit-style landscape garden with Arashiyama as a borrowed scenery, is a famous garden that is also recorded in the Edo period guide to famous places in Kyoto, the Miyakorinsen Meisho Zue.

Hogon-in Temple

Autumn leaves season information

  • Best time/usually late November to early December
    Autumn special viewing
    Period of visitation / Saturday, October 7, 2023 - Sunday, December 10, 2023
    Hours of visit/9:00-17:00 (last admission/16:45), Main Hall - 16:30 (last admission)
    Admission: 700 yen for adults, 300 yen for elementary and junior high school students, separate admission fee to the main hall is required.
    Autumn Night Special Viewing
    Period of visitation / Saturday, November 11, 2023 - Sunday, December 3, 2023
    Hours: 17:30 - 20:30 (last admission at 20:00) *Perfectly changeable day and night hours
    Entrance fee: Adults 1,000 yen, Elementary and junior high school students 300 yen

Hogon-in Temple

  • Hogon Inn
  • Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto City
  • Immediately from the bus stop "Arashiyama Tenryu-ji Mae"
    5 minutes walk from Randen "Arashiyama Station"
    10 minutes walk from JR "Saga-Arashiyama Station" or Hankyu "Arashiyama Station"
  • Tel.075-861-0091
  • 100 parking lots (same as Tenryu-ji P, 1000 yen per car, not available at night)
  • https://hogonin.jp/

  • [Normal visit]
    Visiting hours/9:00-17:00 (Last entry/main hall 16:30, garden 16:45)
    Admission: 700 yen for adults, 300 yen for elementary and junior high school students
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.

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