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Hoon-ji Temple

Travel Guide - Hoon-ji Temple

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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

ClosedClosed

  • 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

TweetsTweets

Francis Tan @shun2u - 2019-02-15
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#IndiaWantsRevenge @awaara_hoon - 2019-02-14
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#Pratikaar @awaara_hoon - 2019-02-14
@Titli108 @sarkar_swati @maidros78 Remember how 5 ears ago, no politician was proud to call oneself a Hindu. NaMo h… https://t.co/a4POFPhBss
#RemoveArticle370🚩 @awaara_hoon - 2019-02-14
@Titli108 @sarkar_swati @maidros78 Remember how 5 ears ago, no politician was proud to call oneself a Hindu. NaMo h… https://t.co/a4POFPhBss
Ash @iamashkapoor - 2019-02-14
Long ago, the famous actress of that era, Asha Parekh, goes to a temple and says 'Bhagwan, chhoti si aas lekar aa… https://t.co/9dJAqSIMjj
Avinash Verma @awaara_hoon - 2019-02-14
@Titli108 @sarkar_swati @maidros78 Remember how 5 ears ago, no politician was proud to call oneself a Hindu. NaMo h… https://t.co/a4POFPhBss
Q104.3 @Q1043 - 2019-02-08
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Ramiro Parada Jr @ramiroparadajr - 2019-01-30
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BucketListAsia🌏✈ @AsiaBucket - 2019-01-20
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DrameBaaz @BaazDrame - 2019-01-20
@Saya_Hoon_Tera He's been tweeting dog whistles against Muslims as well. Came to know his father was a judge in the… https://t.co/3S60c3QNI8
Kelly @libbyatSG - 2019-01-19
The vegetarian food we had for lunch after visiting Polin Temple and the Big Buddha.
Vegetarian bee hoon, spring ro… https://t.co/VwqOQXdDJM
Rajesh @rajeshakpk - 2019-01-08
@indiantweeter apne followers se kahein ke unke aas paas kam karne saath rehne walon se ek baar puchke dekhein temp… https://t.co/SYgnhUKjIs
Rajesh Sharma @rajeshakpk - 2019-01-08
@indiantweeter apne followers se kahein ke unke aas paas kam karne saath rehne walon se ek baar puchke dekhein temp… https://t.co/SYgnhUKjIs
The sad old manغم زدہ بزرگ @thatsadoldman - 2019-01-07
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Devanshik Singh @devswetha - 2019-01-02
Dekhna to pori iccha se chahta hoon...par lagta hai ...muskil hone wala hai.....modi had to do something for ram te… https://t.co/gZ4kb1QJUD
chase @chasekazama - 2018-12-26
@certifiedKruti Chalo main kha kar bolta hoon that yes I've been to a church, mosque, temple whatever.
chase @chasekazama - 2018-12-26
@certifiedKruti Chalo main kha kar bolta hoon that yes I've been to a church, mosque, temple whatever.
अर्बन नक्सल @alfaz_hoon_main - 2018-12-21
@autumnrainwish @Joydas Faith is not measured in the grandness of the place of worship. Even a small temple will do… https://t.co/uojf7bHGFX
Kanwal Singh @Kanwal33 - 2018-12-19
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Ms Shagun Gupta @ShagunG70693215 - 2018-12-14
Cheng Hoon Teng Temple. A Chinese temple which is a major tourist destination. A House of God!! @annasui… https://t.co/blMzyEMZ74
Durga madhab Mohanty @meavishamhoon - 2018-12-09
Mea Visham Hoon,yes i may solve mystery of 7door of shreepadmanavan temple, through the method/process of the trans… https://t.co/26SgReLTOr
Durga madhab Mohanty @meavishamhoon - 2018-12-09
Mea Visham Hoon,yes i may solve mystery of 7door of shreepadmanavan temple, through the method/process of the trans… https://t.co/26SgReLTOr
asheesh @miniononmission - 2018-12-09
@asimit_hoon @zainabsikander @zainabsikander ji peddles half truth, half facts to suit her agenda.
Recently about… https://t.co/1Bz4iDja46
dibyendu das @Dibyendu69 - 2018-12-09
@knights_India @neo_pac @MahapatPravat @KPadmaRani1 @VazeIndian @Secular_Hoon @geetv79 @joerave @retheeshraj10… https://t.co/cvRkw6gqTG
Sri Kumaran Munusamy @munusamy_sri - 2018-11-28
Cheng Hoon Teng is the oldest functioning Chinese temple in Malaysia. Located at Malacca. Full video will be releas… https://t.co/2500Ivc4WA
Vivek Kumar Singh @vivekkmr587 - 2018-11-25
@vikrameffects @amitbehere @SAW21107 Aur mai Nitian hoon. Kam se kam pakoda to nahi bechoonga bhai. Vikram bhai bjp… https://t.co/69fFXjRz9f
Vivek Kumar Singh @vivekkmr587 - 2018-11-25
@vikrameffects @amitbehere @SAW21107 Aur mai Nitian hoon. Kam se kam pakoda to nahi bechoonga bhai. Vikram bhai bjp… https://t.co/69fFXjRz9f
♡ AnSaRi JaHaNgIr ツ @Saya_Hoon_Tera - 2018-11-25
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Jim Licko @DenverPRguy - 2018-11-21
Hey @DonnieDoesWorld - Not 100% sure, but it looks like there’s a Hoon Temple in Koyasan, Japan. #WhoaThatsWeird https://t.co/EGohfdw7kn
dibyendu das @Dibyendu69 - 2018-11-16
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brian @jlbkyh - 2018-10-27
@jlbwoozi I laugh and give your lower back a gentle pat, casually pressing a quick peck against your temple. Relax,… https://t.co/OLbJFBwf1h

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