Admission and Access

Admission information

Hours 8:30am-5:00pm [Last admission 4:50p.m.]

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 2023 are : April 4th pm(from 12:30) 

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.
—The Hatto (where the Cloud Dragon is located) is closed to the public on December 31th 2023 to January 2th 2024.
Hours are 9:00 to 16:30.
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 8:30-17:00 (gate closes at 17:00 sharp)
Parking lot capacity 100 cars