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Ryotanji Temple

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Ryotanji Temple was opened in 733 by the Japanese Buddhist priest Gyoki Bosatsu. There are many Important Cultural Properties, including the garden (designated a "Special Place of Scenic Beauty") designed by Kobori Enshu and the dragon sculpture carved by Hidari Jingoro. Ryotanji Temple served as a location for the NHK TV drama series "Naotora: The Lady Warlord." It is also an ancestral temple (Bodaiji) that honors 40 generations of the Ii family, including Lord Naosuke. This famous temple is one of five that make up the Kohoku Gozan (Five Temples North of the Lake).

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Business HoursBusiness Hours: 9:00-16:30. Closed on August 15 and December 22-27.
Address1989 Inoya, Inasa, Kita, Hamamatsu
Access・Car: 30 minutes from the Tomei Expwy (Hamamatsu West IC), 20 minutes from the Tomei Expwy (Mikkabi IC), 10 minutes from the Shin-Tomei Expwy (Hamamatsu-Inasa IC)
・Bus: Route 1) 50 minutes by Entetsu bus from JR Hamamatsu Station (Bus Stop 15) for Okuyama and get off at Jinguji Bus Stop. Walk for 10 minutes.
Route 2) 50 minutes by Entetsu bus from JR Hamamatsu Station (Bus Stop 15) for Inoyagu-mae and get off at Inoyagu-mae Bus Stop. Walk for 3 minutes.
・Train:
Route 1) 5 minutes by taxi from Kanasashi Station (Tenryu Hamanako Railway)
Route 2) 5 minutes by taxi from Kiga Station (Tenryu Hamanako Railway).
URLhttp://www.ryotanji.com/
Inquiries053-542-0480
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