Hokoji is a head temple of the Rinzai sect of Buddhism, Hokoji School, and is one of the leading Zen temples in the Tokai region. There are 22 buildings in the temple's large precincts, which are registered as national tangible cultural properties. Visitors can experience zazen, sutra transcribing, and enjoy vegetarian cuisine.
|Address||Okuyama 1577-1, Kitaku, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka 431-2224
From Nagoya Station, take the Tokaido Shinkansen to Hamamatsu Station, then take the bus for Shiyakusho-Okuyama from the North Exit Bus Terminal (Station 15 bus stop) to Okuyama.
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Open all year round
Adults ¥500, Junior high school and younger ¥200, Free for pre-schooler
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|Websites||Official Site(JPN)http://www.houkouji.or.jp/ Tourism Association sitehttps://www.inhamamatsu.com/culture/okuyama-houkouji-experience.php|