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Hoon-ji Temple

Travel Guide - Hoon-ji Temple


Hoon-ji Temple was established in Sannohe by Nanbu Moriyuki in 1394 and moved to the current location by Nanbu Toshinao in 1601. The temple is known for its statues called "The 500 Buddhist Disciples". It is hundreds of lacquered wooden statues line up inside the temple, and each statue has a different facial expression. The statures were made by nine Buddhists from Kyoto, and it took four years to complete from 1731. Among these, there are statues that are believed to be of Marco Polo and Kublai Khan.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 16:00


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 300 yen (General, Adult)
  • 100 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 12 minutes from JR Morioka Station by the bus bound for Matsuzono-eigyosho. Get off at Kitayama Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 31-5, Nasukawacho, Morioka-shi, Iwate, 020-0016


Christina Joy @realchristinaj1 - 2019-12-05
Main Mandir hoon Tera [ I am Your temple]...Pastor Anil Kant & Family https://t.co/pzsIQzx3xg via @YouTube I just love this worship song ❤️
Christina Joy @realchristinaj1 - 2019-12-05
Main Mandir hoon Tera [ I am Your temple]...Pastor Anil Kant & Family https://t.co/pzsIQzx3xg via @YouTube I just love this worship song ❤️
Christina Joy @realchristinaj1 - 2019-12-05
Main Mandir hoon Tera [ I am Your temple]...Pastor Anil Kant & Family https://t.co/pzsIQzx3xg via @YouTube I just love this worship song ❤️
Halkat Lahori ہلاکت لاہوری🇦🇨🇵🇰 @lahauri_hoon - 2019-12-02
@Up_Sona @singhtrilok7 MODI 2's 6 mths are strong testimony for foundation for future.
My wishlist

1$5 trillion ec… https://t.co/GcfnkkvqBq
KN Vaidyanathan @KNVaidy - 2019-11-21
This is too much

Much like the thug at street corner. Apun bolke maarta hai. Or like #Bachchan in #Trishul arrangi… https://t.co/RIE3Aqsl73
Vivek Singh @VivekSi41974074 - 2019-11-19
@warispathan if you have courage and you are son of single father then stop us making huge Ram temple....you can't… https://t.co/WuKwTmbbeq
Gokul Kumar @gokultweets - 2019-11-18
@hoon_indian @Kumar54452256 @AfridiXtylish @asadowaisi Well said Sis. When Quran says idols and temple worships are… https://t.co/M1QaZV4m7Z
Zackula @Zackula2 - 2019-11-17
@Bhaktirassagar More importantly

I wish to ask my indian brothers ( main pakistani hoon btw ). Who will fund the temple ?
Patriot_16🇮🇳 @India_alwz - 2019-11-13
@AbdullBasiit Shame on Game of Thrones
Shame on Clash of clans
Shame on Temple Run
Shame on Subway Surfer
Shame o… https://t.co/J1kfXRvkAb
santhoshd @santhoshd - 2019-11-12
@isnju @BhavikaKapoor5 @DrRekha43103237 @Pandit_hoon_be @Thebharatmata9 @sanjayeindoria @drpyali @lBADB0Y… https://t.co/gwsOz2Vzr0
Ashish K @AshishKaushalR2 - 2019-11-11
@jawwadyounus Main kab keh ra hoon jo hua sahi hua. I wasn’t even in favour of building a temple there. Lord Ram wo… https://t.co/WRvE9HoiiF
Mein Hoon Indian @hoon_indian - 2019-11-11
@vanny_rao @mitalisaran @kavita_krishnan Vandana you have zero knowledge of law & politics. Politics is decided by… https://t.co/cpsBLfXa2Z
Dulmialo @Dulmialo1 - 2019-11-10
@SaleemKhanSafi Bhai saib now Modi saying that Taj Mahal was built on Some temple? Hoon dasoo
Mahesh | ಮಹೇಶ್ 🇮🇳 @GutsyIndian - 2019-11-09
I was actually outside Banashankari Temple in Bangalore & booked a Uber cab.
Naseer called me & asked 'Aap kaha ho?… https://t.co/6HOLvtzIKU
abhishek @iAbhishek79 - 2019-11-09
@taapsee Yup hoon gya kartarpur corridor started today. Lord Ram Temple will be constructed on his birthplace. Musl… https://t.co/XUbdhUHuGO
Digital Nagrik @diginagrik - 2019-11-08
@sardesairajdeep Amazing to c journos lke u against Ram Temple,n say mein bhi tho Hindu hoon🙏Looks lke 4 possibilit… https://t.co/oczV4FVlKZ
Malaysia Airports @MY_Airports - 2019-11-03
Boasting a mixture of European influenced and local monumental buildings such as The Stadhuys and Cheng Hoon Teng T… https://t.co/9cYvczAYqG
Saurav @Saurav19419076 - 2019-11-02
@nakli_hoon_main @thebrahmingal @Brahmeme Abe gadhe , reservations were provided cuz certain section of society was… https://t.co/pX973wEZbj
Name After Fam @Tera_hubby_hoon - 2019-10-31
When me and my friends in temple and seeing bananas
My friend to me https://t.co/EJGiWC8Pkj
Mein Hoon Indian @hoon_indian - 2019-10-18
@sathyavaadi @sardesairajdeep @_pallavighosh @gauravcsawant @anjanaomkashyap @sardanarohit Cruel mindset journalist… https://t.co/piAIAP9fN6
Non Secular Hindu @ppratap78 - 2019-10-17
@DostKhan_Jammu @hindustaniveer2 But main Sharia City Hyderabad se hoon jaha @KTRTRS and @GHMCOnline only Hindu Tem… https://t.co/BClInqp1fT
Peter Lin @followLin - 2019-10-17
Today is the birth of Bodhisattva Guanyin, the immortal. So a trip to the famous bugis guanyin 观音temple is my routi… https://t.co/Sd8xzozyRM
UNIX4U @unix4u - 2019-10-12
@DharmikSonal Dear its konark temple wheel.. U should have downloaded that video of Mahabharat serial and put that… https://t.co/z2J83A7dKG
Emeric @emericanlife - 2019-10-10
#chenghoonteng #temple is the oldest of its kind in #malacca and possibly #malaysia. #travel #sightseeing @ Cheng H… https://t.co/r8jaDe2vPg
Billaut Binxia冯彬霞 @fengbinxia - 2019-09-25
Good morning,#KL ❤️
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple in #melaka part 4
The oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia.
Good morning!… https://t.co/k2OTbvDXn2
Blind Melon Articles @BlindMelonArtic - 2019-09-25
Shannon Hoon performing with Blind Melon 09/25/1995 Indianapolis, Indiana - Murat Temple (The Egyptian Room) / phot… https://t.co/4yuWqPqY6x
Maria Chin Abdullah @mariachin - 2019-09-24
At the Sun Hoon Keong Temple annual dinner at Jalan Railway, PJ Old town last night. The temple has been around for… https://t.co/cC6zBPP0hG
Udan_khatola @nakli_hoon_main - 2019-09-13
@Blackdrug_ Thanks 😄😄 this is the lotus temple. Just happened to be there 😍
The great Bat BeaR 🐻 @bear_hoon_bc - 2019-09-04
An evening at Mahakaleshwar temple 🙏 https://t.co/0D8mwXS1rX
ಅಲೆಮಾರಿ @akki_r0tti - 2019-08-28
@acharya2 Hoon.. 😍🤩❤️ Most of free evenings spent in temple only.. :)


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