Daiyuzan Saijoji 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.