Hidakokubun-ji Temple

Currently Open [Closes at 04:00 pm]
  • Address: 1-83 Sawawa Town, Takayama City Gifu Prefecture 506-0007, Japan
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-577321395
  • Ticket Price: 300 JPY
  • Time Required: 00:20 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture

The Hida Kokubun-ji Temple is home to some of the oldest and diverse Buddha statues and includes idols of Honboshi Yakushi, Amida Birai, Sei Kannon Bodhisattva, Benzaiten and Fudo Fudo among others- with every idol depicting a fabled story of its own. The shrine itself is an important cultural and heritage building and is famous for its architecture. The bell tower, triple tower structure and the ‘Rokuzo’ – a depiction of the 6 lives that every soul reincarnates into, is lovely to walk around and see.

Admission Fee:

  • General: Japanese Yen 300 (250 yen for group of 30 or more people)
  • Elementary and Junior High School students: Japanese Yen 250 (200 yen for groups of 30 or more)

  • By Train: Takayama Station
  • By Bus: Takayama Nohi Bus Center
  • By renting a bicycle.
  • On foot

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  • Hidakokubun-ji Temple Address: 1-83 Sawawa Town, Takayama City Gifu Prefecture 506-0007, Japan
  • Hidakokubun-ji Temple Contact Number: +81-577321395
  • Hidakokubun-ji Temple Timing: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Hidakokubun-ji Temple Price: 300 JPY
  • Best time to visit Hidakokubun-ji Temple(preferred time): 09:30 am - 03:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Hidakokubun-ji Temple: 00:20 Mins
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  • 70.85% of people who visit Takayama include Hidakokubun-ji Temple in their plan

  • 57.27% of people start their Hidakokubun-ji Temple visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Hidakokubun-ji Temple

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

69.16% of people prefer walking in order to reach Hidakokubun-ji Temple

People normally club together Hida Bussankan and Takayama Jinya while planning their visit to Hidakokubun-ji Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • A nice, traditional wooden temple. Few tourists compared to more popular spots!

  • Quiet and small temple with historical gate and 1200 year old tree

  • I'm sure during winter and snow should be nicer

  • A pretty temple in the middle of Takayama. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

  • A remarkable tree aged at almost 1200 years old, is amongst the most beautiful natural sore thumb in Takayama.

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