Shoshazan Engyoji

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Japan, 〒671-2201 Hyogo Prefecture, Himeji, Shosha, 2968
  • Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-792663327
  • Ticket Price: 500 JPY
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

One of the major things that makes Japan such an intriguing place is its enticing culture. The place is located in the Mount Shosha and is a temple complex that has a vast history, apparently one that dates 100 years back. The place is perched at the edge of Himeji City and is easily accessible from the city centre by bus. A mere 30 minutes ride and after that a small cable car ride will lead you to the place. Engyoji temples are unique buildings that spans a large forested area of the mountain top. A great place for nature lovers to stop by and admire its beauty. Shutterbugs will find a lot to indulge in here.


  • One way- 500 yen
  • Round trip- 900 yen  

  • Closing times vary seasonally by one hour.
  • The ropeway is out of service for maintenance for one week in mid December.

  • By Car or Taxi

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  • Shoshazan Engyoji Address: Japan, 〒671-2201 Hyogo Prefecture, Himeji, Shosha, 2968
  • Shoshazan Engyoji Contact Number: +81-792663327
  • Shoshazan Engyoji Timing: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Shoshazan Engyoji Price: 500 JPY
  • Best time to visit Shoshazan Engyoji(preferred time): 08:30 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Shoshazan Engyoji: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 30.75% of people who visit Himeji include Shoshazan Engyoji in their plan

  • 69.77% of people start their Shoshazan Engyoji visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Shoshazan Engyoji

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Shoshazan Engyoji

People normally club together Kokoen Garden and Taiyo Park while planning their visit to Shoshazan Engyoji.

People also prefer to start their day with Shoshazan Engyoji.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Beautiful temple. Was still able to see the last of the autumn leaves.

  • Nice place, not too much people. This temple has been use for the movie : "The last samouraï"

  • Fantastic place. Some szenes for the film "Last Samurai" mit Tom Cruise have been made here.

  • This a truly magical and mesmerizing place. The temple complex is truly impressive. It is a bit of a treasure hunt experience - you start along beautiful mountain trails and gradually uncover the different parts of the complex. The whole place is very peaceful. It is very easy to spend a day wondering around. There are also numerous hiking trails around that lead up to other temples and interesting sights.

  • Last Samurai Movie spot. Still not too crowdy. Fantastic area.

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