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Ryozen-Kannon (霊山観音)

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This kannon statue is located in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto City. This kannon was erected in 1955 as a memorial to the victims of war after World War II. The eleven-faced kannon is enshrined beneath this kannon image. In addition to memorial and internment services, the temple hosts workshops to experience zazen, and hannya shingyo heart sutra transcription events.

place

Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto-shi Higashiyama-ku Kodaiji Shimogawara-machi 526-2 (Gion / Higashiyama / YamashinaArea)

phone 0755612205
place

8:40-16:20(Information desk closed16:00)

Review of Ryozen Kannon

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Reviewed:2020/10/08 Beautiful war memorial
Ryozen Kwan-on is a magnificent 24 m high monument of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Godess of Mercy). The monument was erected in 1955 to honor all soldiers who died during World War II. Regardless...
Reviewed:2020/04/22 Unplanned Greatness
While in Gion heading to grab some lunch, I see a big white Buddhist Statue.
We decided to venture up to the entrance to find out weve stumbled at Ryozen Kannon Temple. The view of the town is also...
Reviewed:2019/12/12 Ryozen Kannon in Kyoto
This is a hidden gem in Kyoto. The word hidden is a misnomer here because you wont miss the giant Buddha statue towering at the foot of the mountains. If youre visiting the Gion area, you wont...

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Address
Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto-shi Higashiyama-ku Kodaiji Shimogawara-machi 526-2 [map]
Area
Gion / Higashiyama / YamashinaArea
Phone
0755612205
Hours
8:40-16:20(Information desk closed16:00)
Closed
Sep. Between 2 Sundays, 12/30 pm, 12/31 All day
Fees
[Worship fee] [Adults/College students] 300yen [Junior/High school students] 200yen [Elementary school students] 100yen
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
English Menu
Available
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Its wooden tea houses, shuffling geisha, and spiritual sights have seen Kyoto hailed as the heart of traditional Japan, a world apart from ultramodern Tokyo. Despite being the Japanese capital for over a century, Kyoto escaped destruction during World War II, leaving behind a fascinating history which can be felt at every turn, from the fully gold-plated Kinkakuji Temple down to traditional customs such as geisha performances and tea ceremonies, which are still practiced to this day.