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Shoshazan Enkyoji Temple

Shoshazan Enkyoji Temple

 

This temple was constructed in 966. Its 7 buildings and 8 Buddha statues are designated as cultural assets of national importance. Furthermore, this temple has attracted lots of attention as a location site for the Hollywood movie, 'The Last Samurai'. At Juryoin in the temple grounds, you can also savor vegetarian food from April till November (booking is essential).
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Information

Place zipcode671-2201 Shosha, Himeji City
Telephone 079-266-3327(Enkyoji)
079-266-3553(Jyuryo-in)
Hour 8:30-18:00(Spring to Autumn, extended on Sun. & national holidays), 8:30-17:00 (Winter)
Remark Open all-year round
Fee 500
Access JR/Sanyo Himeji Stn. →City bus→Aerial cableway to the top of the mountain
Related Website(s) Enkyoji Temple

Shoshazan Enkyoji Temple €Map

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