Feb 4, 2014

Toji ~ Special Exhibition ~

Toji Temple, known as Goju-no-tou (five-stories pagoda), is one of the famous attracting places for sightseeing in Kyoto city. The tower is also known as the highest wooden tower in Japan.
The temple has originally prospered as the main Dojo for Shingon Shingon Esoteric Buddhism.
It is now one of world cultural heritages in Kyoto. 

Toji Temple at night

Now, there is a special exhibition in Toji, where you can see some national treasures.

Special Exhibition in Toji
January 10th - March 18th
 * Five-stories pagoda & Kondo/ Kodo (main hall)
    Time  9:00-16:30 (Entrance by 16:00)
    Fee: Adult 800yen/ High School Student 700yen/ Junior High School Student 500yen

* Kanchi-in House

   Time 9:00-16:30 (Entrance by 16:00)
   Fee: Adult 600yen/ Child (~Elementary school) 300yen

Then, there is Kobo market (弘法市) once per month (on the 21st of every month), where you can find many street stalls in and around the temple. 
Kobo market day may give you happiness if you visit the temple on that day!

If you visit Kyoto, please come to see Toji Temple!!

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