Kyoto by the Sea

Chion-ji Temple

With the largest temple gate in the Tango region, Chion-ji Temple is a sacred location of the bodhisattva of wisdom, Monju, and the temple known as one of three Monju Buddhist temples in Japan. It's famous for bestowing wisdom upon those who worship at the temple. You often see students visiting in hopes of gaining an extra edge on their tests. The main temple gate, which faces Chaya Street, is a designated cultural property of the city, and is the largest Zen Buddhist temple gate in the Tango region.

466 Monju, Miyazu City, Kyoto Prefecture
Train: 5 minutes walk from Amanohashidate Station
Car: About 10 minutes from Miyazu Amanohashidate IC
Business Hours
Always open for Buddhist worship
Sale of amulets, etc. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Available (Fee required)