巡る
Walk around

Watch, listen, feel, taste and experience
– Visit Byodoin Temple with your five senses.

見る

Founded in 1052, Byodoin Temple is home to a number of precious cultural assets including National Treasures such as Phoenix Hall (Hou-ou-do). Every single element you see in the temple is a piece of history. The Byodoin Map introduces the main temple highlights.

聴く

Here are two recommended walking courses, a 50-min. course and a 90-min. course. Explore the temple precincts appreciating the seasonal beauty, the pleasant sound of a brook and the birds singing.

薫る

You can enjoy a variety of seasonal flowers and plants in the precinct of Byodoin Temple.
The temple’s symbolic wisteria, Byodoin Lotus, which was grown from a seed excavated from the temple grounds, Muromachi Camellia and many other scenes of natural beauty will welcome you.

味わう

There is an exclusive Japanese green tea salon, “Tea Salon Toka” in the precinct. After witnessing the magnificent Japanese cultural assets, savor a special cup of tea surrounded by the supreme history of Japan.

触れる

A wide range of Byodoin Temple’s original items are available at the shop in the Hoshokan Museum. At our Goshuin Reception, you can receive Byodoin Temple’s original Goshuin stamp as a record of your visit.