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55 Kamitakano Higashiyama, Sakyo-ku, Sakyo, Kyoto 601-1255, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 days ago

During the peak season of autumn leaves, please come here early to queue for the tickets. Otherwise come around at noon during which we notice there is no queue. It is a very small place but the views are stunning. Crowds of people gathering up...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Meow T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was not difficult to access to Rurikoin and u can even take the beautiful train. Before getting inside the Rurikoin, u have to walk around 10 minutes from the station. Autumn leaves were very pretty along the walk, and the weather was also fantastic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank tomato_7070
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on one of the morning in early Nov. There was still very little glimpse of maple leaves. But the scene was still stunning. The atmosphere and the view gave people a peace of mind... though there was not much to see, still...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank H3180NUanniek
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Good place to visit once. It is unique from other place. I recommend to go on weekday better than sat-sun because it not crowded. Warning that IT IS QUITE EXPENSIVE for Entry fee about 2000 yen.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tagakung
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Ruri-Koin Temple is located in Yase Ohara, Kyoto. For only one month during spring and autumn, it's opened to public and you can enjoy its picturesque views: in spring, you can see gorgeous green maple (Ruri-Koin is full of green and quietness), and in autumn,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank SaoShio
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We visited this place by Nov 2016. The transport took about 1 hour plus to come here. The ticket cost JPY 2000 for adult, JPY 1000 for child. We have to wait about a hour to go in. The house itself is small ,but the...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank hweeying
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Besides the overpriced entrance (2000JPY), place was overcrowded. Had to wait for almost 3.5(!) hours! First time I had this awful experience. You are supposed to see beautiful colors during autumn but it was not something that special. Be prepared for super long wait!

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank alexgordons
Reviewed 30 October 2016

It opens in 2 particular periods, Spring and Autumn only, as it has a very beautiful nature scene. We visited in Nov 2015 for the red leave scene. No doubt that the magnificent scene became even better when we saw through the wooden windows, that's...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank edmundduck
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Visited the temple for 2 times. From 2014, it only opened for November 15~30. The ticket price became 2000 yen. But, the scenery is attractive and impressed.

Date of experience: November 2014
2  Thank Louis W
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Entrance was 2000JPY and its not worth it, although the fall colors are gorgeous and the building itself is impressive and interesting regardless.

Date of experience: November 2014
2  Thank Mish_H50
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