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Ryounji Temple

  • Temples & Shrines
This historical Rinzai Buddhist temple is surrounded by nature. It offers a spanning view onto the shores of Lake Sanaru, considered an oasis in downtown Hamamatsu. The temple's main attractions include a garden designed by Yasuo Kitayama, who worked on the Japanese garden featured at the World Exposition in Aichi, and the world’s largest Buddhist sutra scripture (H: 4m x W: 16m) by Shoko Kanazawa, a genius calligrapher with Down syndrome.


Business HoursBusiness Hours: 9:00-16:30
Address4702-14 Irino, Nishi, Hamamatsu
Access・Car: 20 minutes from Tomei Expwy Hamamatsu-Nishi IC
・Bus: 20 minutes by Entetsu Bus from Hamamatsu Station (Bus Stop 2 Hirosawa Bound, Bus Stop 3 Kamoe Bound, or Bus Stop 5 Irino Bound) to Yadazaka, then alight and walk 3 minutes on foot
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