Open throughout the year

Open Hours

Garden Gates open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 5:30 p.m.
* Reception area closes at 5:15 p.m. 〉About Special Night Visit
Byodoin Museum Hoshokan Opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 5:00 p.m.
* Reception area closes at 4:45 p.m.
Inside of Hoo-do Reception area: From 9:10 a.m. to 4:10 p.m.
Admission starts at 9:30 a.m. and 50 persons at a time every 20 minutes thereafter
* Please understand that if there are many guests who desire to visit inside, reception area may be closed before the final reception time.
* Due to Buddhist memorial services and events, etc., admission inside may not be available.

Admission Fee

Garden + Byodoin Museum Hoshokan

  Individuals Groups(more than 25 persons)
Adult ¥600 ¥500
Junior High and High School Students ¥400 ¥300
Elementary School Students ¥300 ¥200

* Half-price discount is available to persons with physical disability certificate and one attending person.
* No fee is set only for the garden.
* Discount admission fees are available for persons having a School Excursion Passport from the Kyoto City Tourism Association.

Admission to the Inside of Hoo-do
¥300 per person is separately required as shinokin (admission fee).


By train
Get off at “Uji Station” on the JR Nara Line and walk 10 minutes
Get off at “Keihan Uji Station” on the Keihan Dentetsu Uji Line and walk 10 minutes
By car From Osaka
Change to Keiji Bypass at “Ooyamzaki” Junction on the Meishin Expressway and from “Uji-Nishi” Interchange, drive directly on the side road of Keiji Bypass.
From Nagoya
Change to Keiji Bypass at “Seta Higashi” Junction on the Meishin Expressway and Shin-Meishin Expressway and turn left at the “Uji Higashi” Interchange exit.
From Nara
From the “Joyo” Interchange of Keinawa Expressway and via National Rout No. 24, turn right to Keiji Bypass side road.


116 Uji Renge, Uji-shi, Kyoto 611-0021
TEL 0774-21-2861
FAX 0774-20-6607