Enkoji Temple was originally opened by Tokugawa Ieyasu in 1601 as Enko-ji School in Fushimi, and was moved to its current location in Ichijodani in 1667. Cultural assets in the temple include a six-panel screen depicting bamboo groves by Maruyama Okyo (Important Cultural Property) and 50,000 wooden typefaces produced in the early modern period (Important Cultural Property).
Jugyu-no-niwa in the precincts of the temple is famous for its autumn leaves and mosses.
Model course to visit Enkoji Temple
You can visit this temple together with other small but beautiful temples in Ichijoji area of Kyoto City.