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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
  • 9:00~17:00

Suggested duration: 30m

Costs

Free

Access

10-minute walk from JR Uguisudani station

Language
  • English

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