Enryakuji Temple, Mt. Hiei

Enryakuji Temple, Mt. Hiei

This is the head temple of the Tendai Sect in the vast sacred area on Mt. Hiei. It started as a hermitage founded by Saicho on Mt. Hiei in the end of Nara Period. The precinct in the towering giant cedars has a dignified atmosphere as a monastery. On top of the mountain, there is the Todo area where Konponchudo is centered, Saito area that Shakado is centered and Yokawa area that was opened by Priest Ennin.

[Admission Fee] Combined Ticket (To-do, Sai-to, Yokokawa) Adults : \1,000, Junior High & High School Students : \600, Elementary School Students : \300 )
Kokuho-den : Adults : \500, Junior High & High School Students : \300, Elementary School Students : \100
[Access] Approx. 8 min. walk from Sakamoto Cable Car Enryakuji Stn.
[Credit Card Payment] Accepted
[Foreign Language Support] English-language leaflets
[Reservations] Not required

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Postal Code
520-0116
Address
4220, Sakamotohommachi, Otsu-shi, Shiga
Tel
077-578-0001
Businesshours
8:30-16:30
(Vary depending on the season)
Holiday
Open all-year round
Website
https://www.hieizan.gr.jp/en/

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