Daihonzan Eiheiji Temple, Eiheiji-cho

See a landmark and functional center of Soto Zen Buddhism at Daihonzan Eiheiji Temple, a historic and important temple complex. Founded in 1244 CE by Eihei Dogen, a monk considered the founder of the school in the country, the complex includes a training monastery with more than 200 monks and nuns in residence. The bronze temple bell dates back to 1327, and represents one of the main things to see during a visit to the temple. Upon entry to the temple, you'll be handed a list of rules that must be adhered to at all times during the visit. Plan your visit to Daihonzan Eiheiji Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Eiheiji-cho day trip tool .
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  • It would be another bad explanation is useless. By all means, please visit. I think if you feel anything in your sensitivity and the sense that charm of Eiheiji Temple. It is recommended only to visit without any hesitation.
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  • It passes by the temple priest monk is famous for and has toured with such ascetic monk. Please try to challenge was ceiling painting of the Salon as known is found in the temple picture neck gets sore. Is large, so climb up stairs. Bell, Bell's famous too I feel the history.
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  • Soto Zen master dogen's Open University Motoyama Eiheiji Temple. Indeed training center of temples and the Gobo's practice to encounter throughout your environment. Courtesy, soothing, refreshing atmosphere. Other views in the temple atmosphere. Guide a little bit by the monks, will be helpful. I think it better if you pray from eating noodles over near a front shop located in concealed because all car parking is paid at Eiheiji.
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  • An extraordinarily gorgeous temple and town in Fukui that is guaranteed to amaze. It is a active temple with students and masters regularly performing buddhist ceremonies and living the life style. The grounds are very beautiful and quite spacious. The buildings are positioned in such a way that it would be impossible to leave without a perfect photo. It is also a wheel chair accessible temple with a kind and accommodating staff. The perfect temple experience.
  • Very beautiful and active temple. With the snow adds more beauty and for first timers, will wow you.
  • Absolutely stunning temple and surroundings. Very different aesthetic style from the colorful temples in Tokyo - everything is more understated. The inside of the temple is just as beautiful. Unlike many temples popular with tourists, this one is still very functional. Monks roam the halls and you can sign up for meditation training.
  • Just beautiful, words can't really describe it. You have to come check this temple out if you're in the area. Please be respectful when you're here.
  • Must see a huge cedar tree over 700 years old. That was a heart-touching moment.
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