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Eiheiji, Eiheiji-cho
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See a landmark and functional center of Soto Zen Buddhism at Eiheiji, 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. See Eiheiji and all Eiheiji-cho has to offer by arranging your trip with our Eiheiji-cho vacation planner.
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  • You can get to the Eiheiji-Temple and get off at Kanazawa Station on the Hokuriku Shinkansen, Hokuriku Expressway runs about an hour and a half by car. Opened from now 770 years ago by dogen's Zazen training Dojo is often heard. Now as the head temple of the Soto sect has become the source of the monks of the believer's faith. You can received the description of Eiheiji Temple entrance and enter the gate, you will visit the Cathedral. NHK pleasing so far in Zen monks, eating, sleeping, "Heck, sleeping, sitting tatami mats" that Zen training, but could remain in space through until bedtime 10:30 daily from 4: 00 morning (night 二日, 3 nights 4 days) also came to visit you can get. Do you want apart from everyday life, but the self off. In addition from 12/1 12/8 preserved eight setsuyo Heart Association (Zen meditation on day and night) is in.
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  • 抵達時已經過中午了,沒想到這裡好值得待上一整天,甚至住在這兩三天我大概也不會膩吧! 很多來參訪的人,來參拜的也很多,一路往裡面走,越走越多驚豔,奇妙的是人多卻非常寧靜,我想不僅是刻意想維持的肅穆,也是因為此處令人心靜的關係。 
  • Number of South Korean tourists around Fukui Meanwhile became the first to go, while Eiheiji couldn't turned out to. This time for tourism with a colleague, Ichijo Valley in tojinbo is visit. Every year like the Bell be rung on new years eve NHK, where famous places that are aired on "happy new year" in Eiheiji-Temple of the Soto sect, founded by dogen building is a temple of the priest Zen Dojo. Chief Temple and feel the history, is surrounded by many old Cedar Mountain, a mysterious place. Listen, unlike normal Temple, visit tickets to buy into notes, was passed on in the Hall, before the description of the temple, with attractions, tours. Notes that in the "where can I take photos. "The only one" Please stop pointing the camera directly to the monks have been trained well. "Did. Then follow the Guide version corridor, visited. We recommend that over time 10 minutes because there are a lot of attractions to visit, but the winter is very cold, so cold and visit.
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  • Very peaceful place. Did 3 nights 4 days training and absolutely great experience!!! Can appreciate their simple yet great Vegetarian cuisine
  • Absolutely incredible experience! If you have the chance to stay overnight and participate in a Zazen training programme I can't recommend it enough. It's tough, but the things you learn and experience you gain from doing so is something you won't easily find anywhere else! The temple grounds itself will leave you in awe, and you can easily imagine them being used in film. I was here in summer, but I can imagine both autumn and winter as being spectacular, breathtaking sceneries. I can't recommend Eiheiji enough!
  • Been filled other than by shopping more than 1000 yen parking free said is thought to be honest-but of course... and and what better pass, or go on foot if you disagree with the quotations mentioning I myself (laughs). Land to Park even trash out tourist operation is not free. Tourists visit the famous temple to profit contribution in that area residents of is old it is not it? Of entrusting it to lock the drive... are the fellows who run away in the past because guess... went to the rain of the season of the fresh green is very nice. Want to revisit during this season. Hope the nokyo-sho.
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  • Modern rather than what I had imagined back out. Shocking Temple priest all seemed like a businessman. There is very much worth a visit.
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  • Hmm I. Chau says this and that or donation story is why 500 yen admission fee also will be taken? I'm training the monks? The AH. But it never asked me to practice what I wish. Of all the so is not would the term "priest 丸儲ke" is the monks of the world image I'm earning quite because there was originally no good in themselves thought temples like this might (as I have). See the monk seems to practice in a fat fine feeling, or slippers inside the temple to walk and I feel doubts. I never didn't get. Even though many of the Halloween and Christmas and Easter, we joined what do not believe in religion, but, once in a while visit the from's French travellers to feel I'm not praying. Oh, during their visit to a shrine in wear bedroom slippers and helpful (fastidious people who especially). Parking area is 400-500 yen is the price. I walked from Eiheiji Temple 5-6 minutes "one off" that parked free of charge, in the shop and tea. This one closed shop parking if you're one who closed access (let's shop right or something) it's free. Other stores ' car key deposit "or" ¥ 1,000 or more shopping at free parking "or, one never closed. 400 Yen is taken up in the car, if one feels like people drank Coca-Cola Cup but in the holiday special. Thing aside, China's story is a traditional village deep in the mountains, such as world heritage sites and from the registered and from there around the souvenir shops and tourist shops are coming, results by the attraction of the goodness of the original lost. There is no think nothing really in shame.
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