Enryakuji

Temple

Spot details

Address
Shiga Pref. Otsushi Sakamotohonmachi 4220
Phone
0775780001
Hours
[To-do district]
[Mar.--Nov.] 8:30-16:30
[Dec.] 9:00-16:00
[Jan.--Feb.] 9:30-16:00
[Sai-to/Yokawa district]
[Mar.--Nov.] 9:00-16:00
[Dec.] 9:30-15:30
[Jan.--Feb.] 9:30-16:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Pilgrimage fee (Three Towers)] Adults1,000yen, Middle High school students600yen, Elementary school students300yen
Parking Lot
Available (To-do Parking Area 270 spaces)
Credit Card
Available (MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay)
Enryakuji Kaikan Available, Driveway Toll Available
Smoking
Available (Grounds Smoking Area)
Wi-Fi
Available
English Menu
Available (Chinese/Korean/Taiwanese/French pamphlet)
Note
Temporary suspension of operations:Closed until May 23, 2020 (Information as of May 21, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes (3 Pagoda pilgrimage 190 minutes)
Wheelchair accessible
Yes (not allowed inside the hall)
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Yes (not allowed inside the hall)

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Review

  • Undewhelming
    3.0 Reviewed:2021.07.17
    Maybe I was expecting too much from this mountain temple, but I found it underwhelming. Theres not much to see, and what there is is sprawled out in a relatively large are, which is not particularly...
  • The mountain temple of warrior monks
    3.0 Reviewed:2020.08.08
    I wanted to see this temple because of its history as a residence of warrior monks before the Edo period. Their reign was ended by Oda Nobunaga and the temples were all destroyed so all the buildings...
  • Zen
    5.0 Reviewed:2020.02.15
    This is the birthplace of Zen Buddhism. The Enryaku hotel was, traditional Japanese style, very clean and comfortable- staff was very pleasant and helpful. The food breakfast and dinner was included...

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