Rinnoji Homotsuden

Museum / Science Museum
Nikkosan Rinnoji’s Homotsuden is next to the Sanbutsudo. This building houses approximately 30,000 temple treasures that represent Nikkozan’s more than 1,200-year history and the building contains many National Treasures, important cultural properties, and important works of art. In addition to the approximately 50 pieces that are always on display, visitors can also see paintings related to the Tokugawa family thanks to the cooperation of the Tokugawa Memorial Foundation. Visitors can also enter the Shoyoen Japanese garden located directly nearby.

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Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Sannai 2300 within Ring Oji temple map map Map
[Worship times]
[Apr.- Oct.]8:00-17:00(Last entry16:30)
[Nov.- Mar.]8:00-16:00(Last entry15:30)
Irregular holidays 5 or 6 times a year
[Set ticket for Yamabutsu-do Hall, Taiyu-in Temple, and Treasure Hall] Adults 1,000 yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students 500 yen
[Admission fee ticket for Treasure Hall/Shoyoen Garden] Adults 300 yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students 100 yen
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Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Small but wonderful Japanese garden, to enter, you need to pass through the Treasure Museum
    4.0 Reviewed : 2021.10.06
  • Went early autumn, found it breathtaking
    5.0 Reviewed : 2020.01.15
    We flew to Japan end of September-early October thinking itd be autumn but were getting disappointed. Shoyoen at Nikko made the day for us. Even in the first week of October, the leaves were bright...
  • Peaceful garden
    4.0 Reviewed : 2019.12.18
    If you have had enough of temples visit this small beautiful garden, which is part of the Rinnonji Treasure Museum. It is not crowded at all.

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