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Hokyo-in Temple

Name 宝筐院 / Hokyo-in Temple
Adress Sagashakadomonzen Minamichuincho9-1, Ukyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto 616-8424
Hours Open 9:00~16:00
Admission Adult   500 yen
University  500 yen
High school  500 yen
Junior high school  200 yen
Elementary school  200 yen

An independent temple of the Rinzai sect founded in the latter half of the 11th century, Hokyo-in contains the graves of military foes Ashikaga Yoshiakira (1330-1367 – 2nd shogun of the Muromachi period) and Kusunoki Masatsura (1326-1348).
Hokyo-in is situated in the area once known as Saga Moor. In The Tale of Genji, Genji’s own temple is described as being south of Daikaku-ji on Saga Moor.

京都府京都市右京区嵯峨釈迦堂門前南中院町9-1 宝筐院

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