Kōtō-in

  • Address: 73-1 Daitokuji-chō, Murasakino, Kita-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture ( rough location)
  • Founder: Hosokawa Tadaoki
  • Founded: 1602

One of the sub-temples of Daitoku-ji, the head temple of Rinzai Sect, Daitokuji School. Famous for its colored leaves in autumn. One of the temples became popular after the TV commercial of The Central Japan Railway Company, Ah, Kyoto! Let's go!






The approach paved with stones with bamboo railings




A variety of colored leaves - 1




A variety of colored leaves - 2




A variety of colored leaves - 3




A variety of colored leaves - 4




Pathway paved with stones like jigsaw puzzle - pleasant harmony of pastels




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