Tenryū-ji – Kyoto, Japan | A Blog Voyage
Tenryū-ji (81) 75.881.123568 Sagatenryūji Susukinobabachō,Ukyō-ku, Kyōto-shi,Kyōto-fu 616-8385, Japan www.tenryuji.com/en Open Hours:9:00-17:00 Daily Summer9:00-16:00 Daily winter (Oct. 21-Mar. 20) Built in 1339 by the ruling shogun of the time, Ashikaga Takauji, Tenryū-ji is another gem in Kyoto. The famous garden was designed by Muso Soseki, who also created the fabulous garden of Kokedera (Moss Temple - which requires much advance planning and is on our bucket-list). As Tenryū-ji is a large complex network of temples and gardens, we have the following recommended itinerary: 1. Bamboo grove 2. Okochi Sanso garden 3. Shingetsu vegetarian restaurant @ Tenryū-ji – reservation is mustand walk-ins will receive a firm "NO"! Note: if you forget to make a reservation for Shingetsu you can go to any of the tofu restaurants on the main street leading to the train station 4. Tenryū-ji 5. Lunch at Tenryū-ji or any of the other restaurants on the way to the train station We know