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Eihei-ji Temple

Travel Guide - Eihei-ji Temple

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Eihei-ji Temple was established in 1244 by Dogen Zenji. In the 350,000 square-meter precincts surrounded by 700 year-old cedars, there are over 70 buildings all connected by corridors.
About 200 monks are staying at the temple for training today and you can also stay here overnight or three-night to experience their life, waking up at 3:30 and going to bed at 21:00. (Reservation required)
You can take photos of the buildings, but pointing your camera at monks is not allowed.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 8:00 - 17:00

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 500 yen (General, Adult)
  • 200 yen (Child)
  • Accommodation: Enquiry needed

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 15 minutes from Eiheiji-guchi Station on the Echizen Railway Katsuyama Eiheiji Line by the bus bound for Eihei-ji. Get off at the last stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 5-15, Shihi, Eiheiji-cho Yoshida-gun, Fukui, 910-1228

TweetsTweets

okamaso @okaman01 - 2018-11-24
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じぉ_GiO878 @GiO_878_GiO - 2018-08-05
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Star Of Mysore @Star_Of_Mysore - 2018-08-02
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yuko matsuzaki @yuko_matsuzaki - 2018-02-07
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ニノ @ninotaka20 - 2017-05-06
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Crystal Charm Room @chiemirosewins1 - 2016-09-03
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二都(名港グランプリクイーン) @nito_2ton - 2016-08-18
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二都(名港グランプリクイーン) @nito_2ton - 2016-08-18
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Aodh @AodhBC - 2016-06-10
@lacanlune Thank you, Marie. It's a snap of the grounds of a very large 'seminary' temple at Eihei-ji in Japan.
Aodh @AodhBC - 2016-06-10
@lacanlune Thank you, Marie. It's a snap of the grounds of a very large 'seminary' temple at Eihei-ji in Japan.
EdwardsNice @Edwards_Nice - 2016-06-09
Things will work out for you. Anytime.... teminds my living at Eihei Temple . I was happy with nothing material except The Temple itself
EdwardsNice @Edwards_Nice - 2016-05-18
@crystalhefner I lived like a monk for 1 year in 2010 at Eihei Temple.
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Candice Eisner @nyxie - 2016-03-08
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ʎʇɹǝɟɟɐ˥ ɥɔᴉɹ @mendel - 2016-03-08
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Aceh Center @acehcenterID - 2015-12-05
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Jason Luo @jarsonb - 2015-12-05
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JP Rail.com @jprailcom - 2015-11-19
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Bénédicte TOUZET @BenedicteTouzet - 2015-11-18
Experience Zen practice at Eihei-ji Temple, the home of Zen | JAPAN Monthly Web Magazine https://t.co/7WrEPXVpI8
taka @tiktok_tmr4us - 2015-11-10
Experience Zen practice at Eihei-ji Temple, the home of Zen | JAPAN Monthly Web Magazine https://t.co/p7yGbPeDcV
Cosmophoenix 青龍央宙  @cosmophoenix - 2015-11-02
Experience Zen practice at Eihei-ji Temple, the home of Zen | JAPAN Monthly Web Magazine https://t.co/mjdY7Yzd7S
田村浩司HiroshiTAMRA @hirotamra - 2015-11-02
Experience Zen practice at Eihei-ji Temple, the home of Zen | JAPAN Monthly Web Magazine https://t.co/s695gTFgiP

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