Shukubo (Temple Guesthouse) Information

Opened on December 6, 1153 by Kakuhou Shinou, the fourth Imperial Prince of the Emperor Shirakawa, it was originally named Yochi-in, after several generations, in March, 1259 at the time of Gosagain Takano Miyuki, after a visit of the Imperial Prince’s remains, the cherry blossoms beside the garden pond were reflected in the brilliance of the the pond water, from that time on the shukubo was changed to Sakuraikein.
The main Buddha, Amida Nyorai, is a secret Buddha at the Buddha Bishamonten.

  • Facility information

    Address 293 Koyasan, Koya-cho, Ito-gun, Wakayama JAPAN
    TEL/FAX TEL : +81(0)736-56-2003
    FAX : +81(0)736-56-3628
    URL https://yochiin.com/shukubo-e.html
    Experiences ・Sutra Copying(¥1,000)
    ・Ajikan Meditation(¥3,000)
    ・Tracing a picture of a Buddhist image(¥1,000)
     ※Reservation required

    Morning buddhist ceremonies
    Room type and price


    Fusuma room(6guests room)※1
    2 people or more ¥12,100~¥14,300


    Normal room(16guests room)
    2 people or more ¥12,100~¥14,300
    ※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 Kondo-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 Yochi-in temple by walk.
    Annotation Check-in / 15:00~17:00
    Check-out / 10:00
    Capacity / 60 individual guests
    Curfew / (Summer)21:00 (Winter)20:00
    Facilities / Main temple hall/Japanese garden/Parking Public bath(Men and women are separated) Wi-Fi(Available in specific locations)


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