Shukubo (Temple Guesthouse) Information

The shukubo was founded in 923, in the middle of Heian period, and after that in 1331 when the Kamakura Imperial Prince Moriyoshi lived in residency, following Akamatsu Norimura’s lead and after being called Enshin, became the family cemetery of the Akamatsu family and descendants of the Akamatsu family during the Edo period, became the family cemetery for the Hosokawa, Arima and Kuroda families, and along with the eleven faces of Kannon are statues showing their personal genealogies.

There is also a wooden sculptured tiger called Jingoro Sasaku.

  • Facility information

    Address 571 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama JAPAN
    TEL/FAX TEL : +81(0)736-56-2734
    FAX : +81(0)736-56-4429
    Experiences ・Sutra Copying(¥1,000)
    ・Ajikan Meditation (¥1,000)
     ※Reservation required

    Morning buddhist ceremonies
    Room type and price


    Fusuma room(5guest rooms)※1
    2 people or more ¥11,000~


    Normal room(25guest rooms)
    2 people or more ¥12,100~


    Room with private bathroom(30guest rooms)
    2 people or more ¥15,400~
    ※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.
    ※Price fluctuates according to the season.

    Bus guidance Take a bus from NO.2 bus stop bound for Okunoin-mae, and the nearest bus stop is Okunoin-guchi
    Annotation Check-in / 15:00~17:00
    Check-out / 10:00
    Capacity / 200 individual guests
    Curfew / (Summer)21:00 (Winter)17:00
    Facilities / Main temple hall/Japanese garden/Parking Public bath(Men and women are separated) Wi-Fi(Available in all places)


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