Shoshazan Engyoji, Himeji

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Journey to the massive, picturesque temple complex of Shoshazan Engyoji, with ancient structures peppered throughout a densely forested mountain top. Established over 1,000 years ago, the complex remains lovingly preserved, and still serves worshippers and monks in training to this day. Across its sprawling site you'll observe huge temple halls with immaculately designed wooden architecture, filled with Buddhist artifacts and treasures. The site served as a shooting location in the Hollywood movie, "The Last Samurai," and it's easy to see why. Wear sturdy shoes to negotiate the uneven ground, and bring enough water for your trip. Use our Himeji trip itinerary maker app to arrange your visit to Shoshazan Engyoji and other attractions in Himeji.
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  • A mysterious wind blows the exploring the environment and. Hiroki will speak something. Eternal and this may.
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  • Climbed from nishizaka. Because it is followed by a steep climb trot in less than 30 minutes arrived in Mani. Fire was rebuilt in the early Showa era is the Mani / is respectable stage building. Located a bit West, large buildings, Auditorium and cafeteria were coins of lined shaped, three Hall is a magnificent atmosphere. And the Hall in the Interior, was he a monk from Tibet, Tibetan stamp on.
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  • In 966, Temple, Western countries 27-sect form referred to as Hiei shoshazan Yuan, Temple West ropeway is maintained, cherry blossoms and fall foliage season is crowded with many people. Famous as a filming location for the movie the last Samurai, and drama. Here are five trails, climbed asamitsu for me this time. From Himeji station in shinki bus arrives beneath the ropeway in about 30 minutes. Go straight on side roads, through the residential area and a trailhead. Maintained road and climb the rocks along the way a little, but arrived at Deva in about 1 hour. Woods was a good vantage point. It was a short hike. Walk the precincts are quite steep. Not confident ropeway and Mani, there are buses. Zhi will put is about 2000 yen. After all things are of the Mani. Respectable buildings looked at the stage of Kiyomizu Temple. I get from there to the back Chapel of the three-lined square. Here is a masterpiece. You can copy sutras and dining room is lined with statues, benkei memorabilia. Hospital Interior, spacious hall sat quietly. Exit to prospect Park and lined with Bell Tower and various temples. Book and in quantity, is our vegetarian meal. It is what I was getting from the five taste.
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