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【Hiroshima・ Miyajima】"Tour of Aki" Experience Honbo (The Main Hall) Tour at Daihonzan Daisho-in Temple of Miyajima Misen (Special Admission)​ ​

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  • Beginners welcome - First try
  • Empty-hands OK
  • Operate rain or shine
  • Children welcome
  • Recommended for foreigners
  • Possible number of bookings
  • Participating age
    6Age ~ 100 Age
  • Duration
    Within 1 hour
Plan description

Let’s visit Mido, the main hall of Daisho-in, which is considered to be the oldest temple in Miyajima of Aki.
We will see a historical Fudo Myo-o, which is the Important National Cultural Property and the Eleven-faced Kannon Bosatsu known as a Honjibutsu (the main Buddha) of Itsukushima Myojin.​ ​
Monks will give a detailed explanation while guiding you around.​ ​​ ​

※English interpreter is available and all participants will be given free English guide books 'Daihonzan Daisho-in Temple of Miyajima Misen'.

Explore temple with monks.

Monks can provide you with a detailed history of Itsukushima syncretism of Shinto and Buddhism as well as a history of Daisho-in Temple, which you may not find in the guidebooks.​ ​

A question and answer session will be provided, please do not hesitate to ask questions.

Discover a 1000 years of history with dignities, social rules and many important cultural assets.

You will visit Honbo which boasts 1000 years of history with dignities, social rules and many important cultural assets.

It would be a moment when you understand the deep connections between Japanese traditions and Buddhism Culture.

Temple gates called「Niomon」which is the front entrance to Daisho-in and stone stairs with 98 steps starting from the gates to the precincts are very beautiful.​ ​

You can enjoy birds singing as well as occasional sounds of a temple bell.

Discover the beauty of the Japanese temples by experiencing the scent of incense, surrounding woods and maple leaves.

Tour steps​ ​

①The introduction of Daisho-in history.

②Tour around of Chokugandou, Reihoukan, and the main
temples and a Buddha Statue of Honbo.

※Temple halls and Buddha statues you can see and pray

The Honzon Eleven-faced Kannon Bosatsu, the Honzon Nakiri Fudo Myo-o, Sentai Fudoson, Zazou Fudo Myo-o, Mandala and etc.​ ​​ ​
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    Detailed information of this plan

    Required minimum number of participants 2 Person(s)
    Possible number of bookings 2~20
    Operating period All-year-round
    Assembly time Please assemble 15 min before a starting time.
    Booking deadline until 23:59 3 days before

    Changing room Toilet
    Shower Parking

    Dress code - Must bring items nothing special
    About rental items nothing special

    Other notifications Facility information of Miyajima Misen Daihonzan Daisho-in

    Plan attractions

    プランの魅力 The Honzon Eleven-faced Kannon Bosatsu の画像

    The Honzon Eleven-faced Kannon Bosatsu

    プランの魅力 Nakiri Fudo Myo-o の画像

    Nakiri Fudo Myo-o

    プランの魅力 Sentai Fudoson の画像

    Sentai Fudoson

    プランの魅力 Reihoukan Bishyamonten​ ​ の画像

    Reihoukan Bishyamonten​ ​

    プランの魅力 Reihoukan Zazou (Sitting) Fudo Myo-o の画像

    Reihoukan Zazou (Sitting) Fudo Myo-o

    プランの魅力 Inside of Reihoukan の画像

    Inside of Reihoukan

    プランの魅力 Taizokai Mandala の画像

    Taizokai Mandala

    プランの魅力 Kongoukai Mandala の画像

    Kongoukai Mandala

    Access - Map

    210 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima 739-0592 Miyajima Misen Omotoyama "Daishoin"
    Assembly point

    Temple Reception​ ​
    Miyajima Misen Daihonzan Daisho-in
    210 Miyajima-cho, Hatsukaichi city, Hiroshima 739-0592

    If you arrive by car

    Parking space is available within the precincts of the temple (space is limited)

    If you arrive by train

    Walk to Miyajimaguchi Pier (About 6 minutes from JR Miyajimaguchi station). Take JR Miyajima sea liner or Miyajima Matsu-tourist ferry bound for Miyajima.

    About 30-minute walk from Miyajima pier.

    If you arrive by other means of transportation

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