Mimuroto Temple : One of the most famous place of hydrangea spot of Kansai.

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Because June is rainy season, there is very much rain in Japan.

However, there is the superb view which you can look at only in a season of the rainy season in Kansai.

The place that I visited this time is “Mimuruto temple” known as one of the famous place of the hydrangea of Kansai.

This temple is called the another name “hydrangea temple”. About 50 kinds and 10, 000 plants of hydrangea is planted in this temple.

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Contents:




  1. About Mimuroto Temple
  2. Hydrangea garden of Mimuroto Temple
  3. Building of Mimuroto Temple
  4. Goshuin(shrine seal or stamp) of Mimuroto Temple
  5. How to get to Mimuroto Temple
  6. Hotel search & reservation around Mimuroto Temple




1.About Mimuroto Temple

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Origin of Mimuroto Temple.
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2.Hydrangea garden of Mimuroto Temple

About 50 kinds and 10, 000 plants of hydrangea is planted in this temple. (○´艸`)

Full bloom of hydrangea garden is in June every year.

Admission time:8:30~16:30(from April to October),8:30~16:00(from November to March)
Admission fee:500 yen(Adults)、300 yen(Children

The flowering information, please refer to the following website.(Japanese text only)

*By the way, in this temple, the azalea(20,000 azaleas) is famous, too. Full bloom of azalea is in May every year.

Entrance of the garden.
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Video of the garden. d(*゚ー゚*)

About 50 kinds and 10, 000 plants of hydrangea is planted in this temple.
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Temple gate and hydrangea. (○´艸`)
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This is a heart-shaped hydrangea!! You are very lucky if you can find this. d(*゚ー゚*)
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Flower garden of the Hydrangea macrophylla.
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This is a hydrangea of various colors. (○´艸`)
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This is tee restaurant of hydrangea garden.
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It is the menu of this restaurant.
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3.Building of Mimuroto Temple

The signboard of the pilgrimage around the thirty-three holy places in the Kinki district thirty-three temples tenth bill place is raised in the main gate.
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The main hall of this temple is rebuilt in 1814, but is a very historical excellent building.
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The decoration of a pillar and a beam of the main hall of this temple is very wonderful. d(*゚ー゚*)
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A bell tower and triple tower. Both buildings are built in the Edo era and are designated in cultural assets of Kyoto.
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The main shrine of the 18-shrine in the backside of this temple is the oldest building built in 1487(Muromachi era).
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“Guardian rabbit” and “Guardian snake”(not guardian dogs) are put in this temple.

This is 福徳兎 of “Guardian rabbit”.
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This is 宇賀神 of “Guardian snake”.
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4.Goshuin(shrine seal or stamp) of Mimuroto Temple

A principal idol of the Mimuroto temple is the “Kannon-with-One-Thousand-Arms”.
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5.How to get to Mimuroto Temple

How to get to the Mimuroto Temple is as follows.




The nearest station of Mimuroto Temple is Keihan Uji-Line Mimurodo station.
(We can also go by bus from Keihan Uji station or JR Uji station.)

  Timetable and Route Search

■Route Example (From Osaka Station to Keihan Uji Line Mimurodo station)
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■Route Example (From Kyoto Station to Keihan Uji Line Mimurodo station)
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■When you go on foot from Keihan Mimurodo station

It’s about 25 minutes (1.2 km) on foot.
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■When you get on a bus from Keihan Uji Station

Timetable and Route Search of bus

●Route No.250,250A[Bound for JR Obaku Sta.]


Bus company:Keihan Bus
Routes/Destination:Route No.250,250A[Bound for JR Obaku Sta.]
Boarding bus stop:Keihan-Uji Sta. [3]
Alighting bus stop:Mimurodo
Bus fare:210 yen
Time required:About 2 min

●Route No.40,40A[Bound for Myojo-cho]


Bus company:Keihan Bus
Routes/Destination:Route No.40,40A[Bound for Myojo-cho]
Boarding bus stop:Keihan-Uji Sta. [3]
Alighting bus stop:Monmae
Bus fare:210 yen
Time required:About 3 min

■When you get on a bus from JR Uji Station

Timetable and Route Search of bus

●Route No.250,250A[Bound for JR Obaku Sta.]


Bus company:Keihan Bus
Routes/Destination:Route No.250,250A[Bound for JR Obaku Sta.]
Boarding bus stop:JR-Uji Sta. [2]
Alighting bus stop:Mimurodo
Bus fare:210 yen
Time required:About 6 min

●Route No.40,40A[Bound for Myojo-cho]


Bus company:Keihan Bus
Routes/Destination:Route No.40,40A[Bound for Myojo-cho]
Boarding bus stop:JR-Uji Sta. [2]
Alighting bus stop:Monmae
Bus fare:210 yen
Time required:About 8 min

■When you take a taxi

From Kyoto Station:5,090 yen ~ 6,320 yen (about 30 minutes)
From Gion-Shijo Station:5,330 yen ~ 6,560 yen (about 30 minutes)
From Uji Station:850 yen ~ 960 yen (about 10 minutes)

・Let’s show a taxi driver the following phrase.
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・If you want to call a taxi, let’s show the following phrase.
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[Phone number of taxi dispatch : Around the Kyoto Station]*Japanese text only.

[Phone number of taxi dispatch : Around the Uji Station]*Japanese text only.

6.Hotel search & reservation around Mimuroto Temple

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Have a nice trip! XD

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