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Notification of discounts on group admission

Please be aware that discounts on group admission rates will no longer be available from April 1, 2017.
Please click here for details.

Date:2016.11.29
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Restoration project for the preservation of the Daibutsu

From 13 January to March 10 2016, with a subsidy from the state, a restoration project for the preservation of the Daibutsu will commence. Because of the placement of scaffoldings and temporary roof etc., it will be impossible to view the Daibutsu during this time. We apologize deeply for the inconvenience and ask for your kind understanding.

Date:2015.07.25
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Restrictions on photography in the precincts of Kotoku-in

Please refrain from flying drones in the precincts of Kotoku-in. And we also ask you to refrain from using selfie sticks in the interior of the statue. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Date:2015.04.01
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Notification of Changes in Opening Hours

The opening hours of Kotoku-in have changed from the 2nd January 2012 according to the following schedule:

April–September: 8:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
October–March: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Date:2011.10.01