Ninja Temple

Currently Open [Closes at 04:30 pm]
  • Address: Japan, 〒921-8031 Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa, Nomachi, 1−2−12, Kanazawa-shi
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-762410888
  • Ticket Price: 1000 JPY
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Kanazawa is known for its temples and shrines and Myoryuji- Ninja Temple gives you a glimpse of authentic Japanese culture. Built by Mazda lords, the temple has many escape routes and considerable defences and hence the name Ninja Temple. The temple has secret tunnels, staircases and traps which once prevented entry from allied forces. It is advisable to take private tours to the castles and make the reservations for the same, well before time. Guidebooks in English and Japanese language are also available for your convenience.

  • You have to make the reservations through phone only.

  • 1000 Yen for adults.
  • 700 Yen for children.

  • In winter, it closes at 4:00 pm.
  • Open everyday except for January 1 and Buddhist memorial service days.

  • Buses from 5 Chome-5-14 Teramachi Bus stop, hired taxis.

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  • Ninja Temple Address: Japan, 〒921-8031 Ishikawa Prefecture, Kanazawa, Nomachi, 1−2−12, Kanazawa-shi
  • Ninja Temple Contact Number: +81-762410888
  • Ninja Temple Timing: 09:00 am - 04:30 pm
  • Ninja Temple Price: 1000 JPY
  • Best time to visit Ninja Temple(preferred time): 10:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Ninja Temple: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 38.19% of people who visit Kanazawa-shi include Ninja Temple in their plan

  • 51.43% of people start their Ninja Temple visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Ninja Temple

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

91.3% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ninja Temple

People normally club together Kanazawa City Ashigaru Museum and Nomura Samurai House while planning their visit to Ninja Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Loved this special place. So much respectful history here. Doesn't matter if you can't speak or understand Japanese. You're not permitted to take photos inside the temple, which is understandable. Definitely recommend going here. Allow an hour for the tour and you can book.

  • I really enjoyed this temple. There’s nothing to do with ninjas here. The building has been constructed with many tricks and traps in order to protect the Maeda Family when they were visiting the temple. The tour touches on most of the main areas but there are many parts that are not accessible to the general public. The tea room is very nice. The seppuku room is a bit grim... Absolutely five stars.

  • Really interesting place and despite no English guiding it's easy to understand thanks to the leaflet you get. Unbelievably busy though!!

  • Beautiful detail intricate. Fun. Good explanation in English guide book. Good for the small and not so tall.

  • You are guided through the Temple be nice Japanese people. But the tour is in Japanese. As English speaking your get a leaflet. It wasn't as interesting as I'd thought.

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