Ryuon-ji Temple was constructed in 1509. This Zen temple was the family temple of the chief retainer of the Sonobe Clan. Reknowned for its autumn colors, the temple grounds and approach become beautifully colored with over 20 maple and gingko trees.
- 1 Nie Komizobata, Sonobe-cho, Nantan City, Kyoto Prefecture
- Train: From Sonobe Station on the JR Sagano Line, take Keihan Kyoto Kotsu Bus, get off at "Nie" bus stop, and walk for 5 minutes.
Taxi: 10 minutes by taxi from JR Sonobe Station