SpotShoshazan Engyo-ji Temple

With a 1,000 year history, the temple encompasses important cultural properties scattered in the mountain area. It offers several popular participatory sessions, including “shakyo” (sutra copying), “zazen” (meditation), and “one-day shugyo” (training). It has an accommodation facility and a restaurant, where you can enjoy shojin-ryori (vegetarian cuisine). The temple is also famous as a location where movies and dramas have been shot, including The Last Samurai with Tom Cruise.

Shoshazan Engyo-ji Temple



30 minutes from “Himeji-jo Otemon-mae” bus stop on Shinki bus bound for Shoshazan Ropeway (get off at the terminal)


2968 Shoshazan, Himeji City




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