Seiryuji Temple is a small temple in front of the mountain gate of Gaotai Temple. In the small courtyard in front of the temple, there is a large meteorite, which can make a metallic sound when knocked.
After a walk around the Seiryuji Temple, no tickets, few people, but you can see the Tang style building, built a bit new, the form is still very much like.
Seiryuji Temple is also a good place to enjoy the cherry blossoms, it is said to commemorate the Kukai sent to the Tang dynasty and built, so Japan has given a lot of cherry blossoms.
The cherry blossoms of Seiryuji Temple are the best, and the cultural heritage of Tibetan Buddhism, also known as Buddhist Tantric Buddhism, is very strong inside.
Although this place is not big, but the kind of small and exquisite feeling, small but fine and some cute elements, there are meteorites inside the temple that can make a sound after knocking.
How to get there
5 min. walk from Higashiyama Yasui bus stop by city bus.
411 Minami-cho, Shimogawara-dori Yasaka-torii-mae-giru 3-chome, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto