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Kan'ei-ji

Kan'ei-ji

For the purpose of protecting the northeastern gate “Kimon” of the Edo Castle and praying for the peace of people,on the Ueno highland, this temple was built by the high priest Jigendaish Tenkai. The Kan’ei-ji Temple is the general headquarter of the Tendai-shu.

Essential Information

Hours

9am–5pm

Suggested duration: 30m

Costs

Free

Access

10-minute walk from JR Uguisudani station

Language
  • English

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