Daiyūzan Saijō-ji Temple

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Overview

Daiyuzan Saijoji Temple is a 20 minutes’ drive from Odawara, and 30 minutes’ drive from Hakone Yumoto. It belongs Soto sect of Buddhism and has over 4,000 branches across Japan. It is a famous sacred place that has a history of more than 600 years since its foundation. This great temple owns more than 30 of buildings and towers with old Japanese cedars and an ethereal atmosphere. Visitors can enjoy and experience Shojin ryori (vegetarian food for monks) and Zazen if you book in advance.

Early Morning Sightseeing

One of the most sacred places in the Kanto region. Zen meditation sessions are held every second and fourth Sunday and Buddhist statue carving lessons every second and fourth Saturday of the month. There are spiritual spot tours around the grounds and other events as well.

Early Morning Sightseeing

 

Detailed information

Address

1157 Daiyucho, Minamiashigara-shi, Kanagawa

Phone Number

0465-74-3121

Photos

Jyuhacchome Chaya Baiten
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Jyuhacchome Chaya Baiten

Only-you (Hot Spring)
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Only-you (Hot Spring)

Maruta no Mori
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Maruta no Mori

Ashigara Fureai Village
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Ashigara Fureai Village