Rurikoin Temple (瑠璃光院) is located in northern Kyoto near Mt. Hiei. The temple is slightly distanced from the centre, and the nearest train station is Yase-Hieizanguchi Station and it takes 5 mins on foot to the temple. The large temple complex is surrounded by beautiful nature and includes several notable landmarks such as the beautiful entrance and approach, the Japanese-style gardens “Ruri no Niwa” and “Garyo no Niwa”, the drawing-room “Shoin”, the teahouse “Kikaku-tei” and more. It is only open to the public twice a year, in spring and in autumn.