Admission and Access

Admission information

Hours Summer 8:30am-5:30pm [The north gate closes at 5:00pm]
Winter (Oct.21-Mar.20) 8:30am-5:00pm [The north gate closes at 4:30pm]

Garden only:

High school students and older: ¥500
Elementary and middle school students: ¥300
Preschool children: Free

Tenryu-ji Garden and Buildings:

Admission fees are the same as above, plus ¥300
Tenryuji's buildings are occasionally closed without notice for special ceremonies and other activities.
Scheduled closings for 2018 are : April 5 , Sep. 24 afternoon , Oct. 29 to 30

Special Admission to the Cloud-Dragon Painting in the Hatto (Dharma Hall):

¥500. Please note that the Dharma Hall admission fee is separate from that for Tenryu-ji's garden and buildings. The Dharma Hall is open on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays only, and during specially designated periods during the spring and autumn. Hours are 9:00 to 17:00 summer, 9:00-16:00 winter (Oct. 21-Mar. 20).
Ticket Offices Ticket OfficesTickets are sold at
(1) the garden entrance;
(2) the main building entrance; and
(3) the north gate entrance (not shown)


Getting to Tenryu-ji

By Train

Keifuku Dentetsu Arashiyama Line

Get off at Arashiyama Station, walk 5 minutes to Tenryu-ji

JR Sagano Line

Get off at Saga-Arashiyama Line, walk 13 minutes to Tenryu-ji

Hankyu Line

Get off at Arashiyama Station, walk 15 minutes to Tenryu-ji
By Bus

Shi Bus Line

Take bus numbers 11, 28, or 93 and get off at the Arashiyama Tenryu-ji Mae bus stop

Kyoto Bus Line

Take bus numbers 61, 72, or 83 and get off at the Arashiyama Tenryu-ji Mae bus stop

Tenryu-ji Parking   (Reservations not accepted)

Parking Fees Cars: ¥1,000
Buses: ¥1,000/hr
Taxis: ¥500/2 hrs
Parking lot hours 8:30-17:30 summer (gate closes at 17:30 sharp);
8:30-17:00 winter (gate closes at 17:00 sharp)
Parking lot capacity 100 cars