Japan's leading Zen meditation hall West Japan's premier Rinzai sect Omotoyama

This temple was built in 1397 by Shunpei Kobayakawa inviting Zen Master Guchushukyu, a famous monk who trained throughout China during the original era. Known as one of the best Zen dojos in Japan, many people visit it as a training ground for companies and schools. The temples and temples are lined up surrounded by old cedar grove, and especially during the fresh green of summer and the autumn leaves, it is very nice and crowded with many tourists.


business hours
08: 00 ~ 17: 00
Open daily
Autumn leaves period Adults / 300 yen, Autumn leaves period Junior high school students and above / 200 yen
729-047122 Motoyama, Takasaka-cho, Mihara-shi
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100 units (free)


22 Motoyama, Takasaka-cho, Mihara-shi

About 40 minutes by bus from JR Mihara Station to Buttsuji, or about 30 minutes by bus from JR Hongo Station to Buttsuji. Or about 15 minutes by car from Sanyo Expressway Mihara-Kui IC, or about 40 minutes by car from Sanyo Expressway Hongo IC via National Highway No. 2.

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