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Houkouji temple
Houkouji temple
Houkouji temple

Houkouji temple

Houkouji is the head temple of the Houkouji sect of Rinzai Buddhism and is also famous as a Zen temple representative of the Tokai region. You can experience Zazen (Zen meditation) and Shakyo (Sutra copying) in this temple. You can enjoy seasonal Shojin Ryori, the traditional Japanese Buddhist cuisine. Shojin Ryori is prepared with natural ingredients with vegetables as its main staple. The Shukubo temple lodging can be used for a variety of purposes.

Seating Capacity (Banquets)
Area(m2 Wi-Fi


180 - - Free
*Capacity might be reduced as part of anti-COVID19 measures. Please confirm them beforehand.
Directions 60 minutes from JR Hamamatsu Station
8 minutes from Hamamatsu Inasa IC
Elevator ×
Other Please abide by the temple lodging rules.

Contact Information

Hamamatsu and Lake Hamana Tourism Bureau

Additional Venue in Hamamatsu