A temple that represents Onomichi, which holds many important cultural properties

Saigokuji Temple, which is said to have been built by Gyoki Bosatsu, is located on the hillside of Mt. Atago, one of the three mountains of Onomichi. After passing through the Niomon Gate, which is famous for its large straw grass shoes that are over 2 m in length, and climbing the 108 stone steps, you will find the Kondo, a national important cultural property. National Important Cultural Property) is built. This tower is said to be donated by the 6th Ashikaga Shogun, Yoshinori. It is crowded with many people during the season that announces the arrival of the new year, such as "Shibato Goma" and "Setsubunkai".


business hours
Worship time 08: 00 ~ 17: 00 Sutra reception hours 09: 00 ~ 17: 00 * The worship at the Mochibutsudo is from 09: 00 ~ 16: 30
Jibutsudo admission fee 500 yen (with tea and sweets), 1,000 yen (with garden admission, matcha and sweets) Goshuin 300 yen
722-004429-27 Nishikubocho, Onomichi City
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Parking notes
Yes (There is no parking lot near Omotesando / Niomon. Please enter from the back approach.)


29-27 Nishikubocho, Onomichi City

[car] ・ Approximately 20 minutes from the Sanyo Expressway Onomichi IC [Taxi] ・ Approximately 10 minutes from JR Shin-Omichi Station [Bus] ・ From JR Onomichi Station, get off at Onomichi Bus (to the west of the city main line) "Saigokuterashita" and walk for about 5 minutes.

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