The founder of this guest house were Nyokai priests, who were disciples of Shinga Priests from Joganji Temple’s, it was rebuilt by the monk Ninga after it was destroyed by fire ( around 1190) and thereafter it was called Hoon-in.
During the Gyeong'an era (around 1650 C.E.), the name of the temple was changed to Hoon-in, in response to the order of Ninnaji Hoon-in. The is dedicated to Dainichi Nyorai, a symbol of Shingon Esoteric Buddhism.

  • Facility information

    Address 283 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama 648-0211 JAPAN
    TEL/FAX TEL : +81(0)736-56-2350
    FAX : +81(0)736-56-3826
    URL https://www.hoon-in.com/english-home
    Experiences ・Sutra Copying (FREE) ・Ajikan Meditation (FREE)※Reservation required
    Morning buddhist ceremonies (Summer)6:30~(Winter)6:30~(FREE)
    Room type and price

    A Fusuma room(3guest rooms)※1

    2 people or more ¥12,000~

    B Normal room(12guest rooms)

    2 people or more ¥12,000~
    ※The price is for one person, one night including dinner and breakfast.

    ※1 Fusuma-Fusuma is a wood-framed sliding door and partition covered with thick paper.
    It is movable in grooves and separates the rooms.
    ※The price will be higher in the case one person use one room.

    Bus guidance Take a bus from NO.3 bus stop bound for Daimon, and the nearest bus stop is Atago-mae. Otherwise, take a bus from No.2 bus stop bound for Okunoin-mae, and get off at Senjuin-higashi bus stop. It takes about 15minutes from the bus stop to Hoon-in temple by walk.
    Annotation Check-in / 15:00~17:00
    Check-out / 10:00
    Capacity / 30 individual guests
    Curfew / 21:00
    Facilities /
    Main temple hall/Parking
    Public bath/toilet(Men and women are separated)


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