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Hokoji Temple

Hamamatsu 431-2224, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 53-543-0003
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Beautiful...

One doesn’t need to be ‘of the faith’ to appreciate the beauty of this place. Step off the busy... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
PANTHER029
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Gold Coast, Australia
Beautiful Zen Temple that offers Shojinryori for a fair price.

Situated quite deeply in the mountains called "Okuyama", this zen temple offers not only a... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2017
Ogoola_Karuta
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Visby, Sweden
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8 Apr 2018
“Beautiful...”
5 Jan 2017
“Beautiful Zen Temple that offers Shojinryori for a fair price.”
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Hamamatsu 431-2224, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

One doesn’t need to be ‘of the faith’ to appreciate the beauty of this place. Step off the busy road and you enter a world of peace and tranquility. The grounds, gardens and buildings have a wonderfully calming effect, both visually and emotionally.

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Situated quite deeply in the mountains called "Okuyama", this zen temple offers not only a beautiful and tranquil place to visit but the famous monk vegan food called "Shojinryori" for a fair price (about 2500 yen). The surrounding nature of the temple is also impressive...More

2  Thank Ogoola_Karuta
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Reviewed 27 December 2013

A scenic walk from the road, with many interesting statues of Buddha's followers. A slight walk uphill and over a beautiful red bridge takes you to the main temple complex, which is still active and trains up monks even this day in one of the...More

2  Thank Katy S
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Reviewed 8 December 2012

During the nice walk from the parking lot, you will be accompanied by a myriad of Jizos (small Bodhisattvas). The size and simple beauty of the temple will surprise you. It is an active Buddhist temple that mixes shinto symbols in its architecture and themes....More

2  Thank WorldIsAVillage
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Reviewed 5 December 2012

A lot of things to see here. It is in lovely tranquil surroundings. Good leisurely walk around the grounds is peaceful and invigorating. There is a good guide map in English to assist.

1  Thank David R
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