Ruriko-in Temple (Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City) is a Buddhist temple of the Jodo Shinshu Sect.

It is only open to the public on specific days in spring and autumn.

This article is information of the Ruriko-in’s special admission.

Don’t miss it.


Latest information of special admission

[Special admission date]

October 1, 2019 (Tue) – December 10, 2019 (Tue)

[Open]

10:00 – 17:00

[Admission Fee]

Adults 2000 yen
Students
(Student identification card is necessary.)
1000 yen

[Notes]

・Reservations not accepted

・There is no parking lot.

Visit report [Autumn 2016]

I went here on October 22, 2016.


Video / Photo

瑠璃光院:Ruriko-in (20161021)

How to get to the Ruriko-in

The nearest station is Eizan Railway Yase-Hieizanguchi Station.

We can also go by bus from Kyoto Station, Kawaramachi Station, and Demachiyanagi Station.


From Osaka Sta. to Yase Hieizanguchi Sta. (by train)

Timetable and Route Search (train)

1.Get on the JR Osaka Loop Line from Osaka Station to Kyobashi Station.

2.Change to the Keihan Railway at Kyobashi Station.

3.Get on the Keihan Railway from Kyobashi Station to Demachiyanagi Station.

4.Change to the Eizan Railway at Demachiyanagi Station.

5.Get on the Eizan Railway from Demachiyanagi Station to Yase Hieizanguchi Station.

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From Namba Sta. to Yase Hieizanguchi Sta. (by train)

Timetable and Route Search (train)

1.Get on the Osaka Metro Midosuji Line from Namba Station to Yodoyabashi Station.

2.Change to the Keihan Railway at Yodoyabashi Station.

3.Get on the Keihan Railway from Yodoyabashi Station to Demachiyanagi Station.

4.Change to the Eizan Railway at Demachiyanagi Station.

5.Get on the Eizan Railway from Demachiyanagi Station to Yase Hieizanguchi Station.

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From Kyoto Sta. to Yase Hieizanguchi Sta. (by train)

Timetable and Route Search (train)

1.Get on the JR Nara Line from Kyoto Station to Tofukuji Station.

2.Change to the Keihan Railway at Tofukuji Station.

3.Get on the Keihan Railway from Tofukuji Station to Demachiyanagi Station.

4.Change to the Eizan Railway at Demachiyanagi Station.

5.Get on the Eizan Railway from Demachiyanagi Station to Yase Hieizanguchi Station.

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From Yase Hieizan Sta. (on foot)

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It’s about 6 minutes on foot.


Get on a bus from Kyoto Station

Timetable and Route Search (bus)

Please get on the Kyoto Bus No.17 (bus stop C3) and get off at Yase Sta.

Bus company:Kyoto Bus
Routes/Destination:Route No.17 [Bound for Ohara]
Boarding bus stop:Kyoto Bus Kyoto Sta. [C3]
Alighting bus stop:Kyoto Bus Yase Sta.
Bus fare:390 yen
Time required:About 54 min

[Timetable]Route No.17 [Bound for Ohara]


Get on a bus from Kawaramachi Station

Timetable and Route Search (bus)

Please get on the Kyoto Bus No.17 (Shijo Kawaramachi bus stop) and get off at Yase Sta.

Bus company:Kyoto Bus
Routes/Destination:Route No.17 [Bound for Ohara]
Boarding bus stop:Kyoto Bus Shijo Kawaramachi
Alighting bus stop:Kyoto Bus Yase Sta.
Bus fare:330 yen
Time required:About 34 min

[Timetable]Route No.17 [Bound for Ohara]


Get on a bus from Demachiyanagi Station

Timetable and Route Search (bus)

Please get on the Kyoto Bus No.17 (Demachiyanagi Sta. bus stop C) and get off at Yase Sta.

Bus company:Kyoto Bus
Routes/Destination:Route No.17 [Bound for Ohara]
Boarding bus stop:Kyoto Bus Demachiyanagi Sta. [C]
Alighting bus stop:Kyoto Bus Yase Sta.
Bus fare:230 yen
Time required:About 18 min

[Timetable]Route No.17 [Bound for Ohara]


Take a taxi

From Kyoto Station:about 4,500 yen

From Gion-Shijo Station:about 3,500 yen

From Demachiyanagi Station:about 1,500 yen

・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.


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