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Spot overview

  • Kennin-ji is a temple located in the Higashiyama district of Kyoto
  • The head temple of the Rinzai sect’s Kennin-ji school
  • Known for being visited by Eiichiro Oda, the creator of One Piece
  • Houses the National Treasure “Fujin Raijin-zu Byobu”


  • Experience the history of Japan’s ancient capital, Kyoto, at this temple
  • A special place for memories for One Piece fans
  • Admire the National Treasure “Fujin Raijin-zu Byobu”
  • Easily accessible as a base for sightseeing in Kyoto
  • A place to immerse yourself in Japanese culture and history
  • Beautiful gardens and architecture create a relaxing atmosphere
  • A photogenic spot perfect for taking pictures

Access map

By train

  • 7 minutes walk from “Gion-Shijo Station” of Keihan Railway
  • 10 minutes on foot from Kawaramachi Station on the Hankyu Railway

By bus

  • City Bus No. 206/100 from JR Kyoto Station
  • 5 min. walk from “Higashiyama Yasui” bus stop
  • 7 minutes walk from “Nanza-mae” city bus stop
  • 10 minutes walk from “Gion” or “Kiyomizu-michi” city bus stop

By cab

  • 10 minutes by cab from JR Kyoto Station

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