Tour Guide

Sightseeing in and around Eiheiji

The birthplace of Zen has many enjoyable spots, spiritual places, and historic spots showing a long history as well as Daihonzan Eiheiji temple. Walk around the places you are interested in and enjoy this area as much as you want. For example, how about the following courses?

Touching thoughts - Visiting stone monuments inscribed with poetry

1h
30m

  • Koso Dogen Zenji's poem 1
  • Pocket Park
  • Koso Dogen Zenji's poem 5
  • Koso Dogen Zenji's poem 9

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Wishes come true? Walking around spiritual grounds

3h

  • Ceiling paintings and the Giant pestle
  • Jakkoen Reiro falls
  • Striking the bell of Jakkoen
  • Stone Lanterns at public car park No. 1

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Let's all go together! A hiking course with a panoramic view of Eiheiji Temple

1h

  • Eiheiji Temple
  • Atagoyama Park
  • Mt. Atago Gokoku Kannondo
  • Atago Kannondou on top of Mt Atago

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- Sensing the spirit through the body - The course to experience Zen

3h

  • Sitting in meditation at Eiheiji
  • Copying one character of the Heart Sutra at Hakujuan
  • Striking the bell at Jakkoen
  • Vegetarian cuisine at the temple town

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The Course in touch with history

2h
30m

  • Shihi Buddha Statues
  • Hakusan Shrine
  • Eiheiji Temple
  • Jakkoen Graveyards of the high priests of Eiheiji

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Tracing the remaining sites of the abolished Eiheiji Railway

2h

  • Eiheiji Guchi station ( ex-Higashi Furuichi station)
  • A brick building
  • The remains of Aratani Station
  • Remains of Eiheiji Station

etc.

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