Taya Cave, Josenji Temple
Taya Cave is a famous cave which had been used as a training field of Shindo esoteric Buddhism in the Kamakura period. The cave consists of a three story structure. There are 17 spaces of differing sizes, large and small, connecting an intricate passage. The walls and ceiling of the passage has been painstakingly carved with a Buddhist narrative.
Experience a historic Buddhist meditation cave with many beautiful wall carvings and murals. Explore the cave with a candle in hand, while entering different chambers including the meditation hall for a true spiritual experience.
In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities may change their operating days or hours.
|Closed||Open every day (admission 9am–4pm)|
Adults: 400 yen
|Access||Kannachu Bus Dokutsumae from West Exit of JR Ofuna Station|