Plan Your Visit

Opening Hours

Please do understand that at present the number of visitors must be limited.
On entering the building, please note the hygiene rules marked out on the signposts and observe safety distances accurately (not less than 1,50 m).
Please always wear corona protection mouth-and-nose guards.

Visiting hours:

Buddhist temple garden:
Tuesdays–Fridays, 1–5 hrs pm.

Please note that we will be closed during the autumn holidays from October 12th to 26th, 2020.

Buddhist temple:
At present it is not possible to access the temple hall. But we have opened the front gate, so the interior of the temple can be viewed from outside (garden terrace).

Japanese guest-house:
Tuesdays–Fridays, 1–5 hrs pm (except on festival days and holidays).


Entrance fee: 2,50 € (including a visit of the exhibition in the basement).

Tuesday to Sunday 1.00 to 5.00 p.m.
(except on festival days and during the Easter, autumn and Christmas holidays)

Entrance Fee

Adults: 3,50 €/Person (Quantity discount for groups from 15 Persons up: 3,00 €/Person)
Pupils/Students: 2,50 €/Person
Leaflet: 0,50 €

Guides Tours

We offer different types of guided tours for different groups and numbers of people.
For further information, please contact Mr. KUHL, ☎ 0211-577918-222 or ✉ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You can download Information sheet for group tours in German (pdf)


Public transport

Subway Lines U70, U74, U75, U76, U77 to Belsenplatz, go on by bus 834, 836, 828 to Niederkasseler Kirchweg


EKŌ-Haus der Japanischen Kultur e.V.
Brüggener Weg 6, 40547 Düsseldorf GERMANY
☎ +49 (0)211-577918-0
📠 +49 (0)211-577918-219
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