We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tenryuji Temple

68 Saga Tenryuji Susukinobabacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8385, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-881-1235
Call
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$428.00*
and up
Private Tour: Arashiyama and Fushimi Inari Tour from Osaka
More Info
US$126.26*
and up
Sagano Bamboo Grove and Arashiyama Walking Tour With Yakatabune Lunch Cruise
More Info
US$94.50*
and up
Arashiyama and Sagano Walking Food Tour
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bamboo grove” (70 reviews)
“north exit” (8 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
LOCATION
68 Saga Tenryuji Susukinobabacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8385, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
CONTACT
Website
+81 75-881-1235
Write a ReviewReviews (1,489)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 598 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I researched and was recommended to check out this temple. I bought ticket from the South entrance and I didn’t know so I bought a combo ticket: ticket for temple and ticket for garden. The temple was quite simple, nothing too special and you can...More

Thank Ha P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's one of the most beautiful garden I have ever seen. It's a World Heritage Site and its worth the money. Do note it does get crowded so come early.

Thank mingguang_han
Reviewed 1 week ago

Garden's really nice especially in autumn. But there are a lot of tourists though. Still worth a visit.

Thank Mawik23
Reviewed 1 week ago

after our visit here i wanted to build a japanese garden - i was just inspired by the place. Lovely place.

Thank mikesbike123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely gardens that are quite spread out, which helps to thin out the crowds. The view of the Sogen Garden from in front of the main hall is lovely, with the colourful Arashiyama hills forming a nice backdrop. No real need to pay extra to...More

Thank garetjax72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This fabulous temple is located along the same paths as the bamboo groves and is really worth visiting because the gardens are so wonderful and lush and the building itself is very grand and spacious with tatami mats. Being in the Arashiyama area you can...More

Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One can skip the temple visit and go for a ticket for garden visit only for ¥ 500. Garden is just magical, and the most beautiful part is around the pond of course to admire it from the temple. Extremely beautiful in the mid of...More

Thank endis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice garden to stroll especially quite a good spot for autumn foliage viewing. Love the lake reflecting the trees

Thank Shermaine_csm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful garden and views. Great for viewing Fall foliage. Go early before tour buses begin yo arrive.

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This entrance have 2 type Garden only and garden with temple I choose garden only and when i enter the garden very beautiful and they have large fish pond Worth to enter

Thank Yang C
Nearby
Western Kyoto
Western Kyoto is home to some of the city's best
eccentricities. Kyoto's Saga-Toriimoto Preserved
Street takes visitors back in time to the Meiji
Period, where old homes have been transformed into tea
houses and eateries. Pleasure boats drift down the
riverbank, under wooden bridges that beckon nature
lovers to hiking trails and botanical walks. The
area's famously tall bamboo groves, monkey park, and
...More
Nearby Restaurants
Unagiya Hirokawa
177 reviews
.35 km away
Shigetsu
125 reviews
.13 km away
Yudofu Sagano
58 reviews
.18 km away
Kyoto Kitcho Arashiyama
84 reviews
.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Arashiyama
5,055 reviews
.18 km away
Okochi Sanso Garden
449 reviews
.39 km away
Bamboo Forest Street
2,474 reviews
.18 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Seikalala
25 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from 旅好きじいさん | Reviewed this property |
Ticket is sold at the gate of garden. Usually, queue of gate is short, less than 3 min. Ticket price is 500 yen at Feb. 2017.
0
Votes
Google Translation
MLea M
17 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from johnfjohnston | Reviewed this property |
The painting of Daruma Visitors to the temple can see this famous painting near the entrance. Daruma is credited with bringing Buddhism from India to China and founding the Zen sect of Buddhism. So his image is often seen in... More
1
Vote
Dokkid
30 April 2015|
Answer
Response from crissykulit |
Hi ! The last time i visited Tenryuji Temple. We paid entrance and went inside via the entrance by the bamboo groves. there is no name on the outside of the gate. It's right before the slope of the road is uphill
1
Vote