Hakkasan Hokoji Temple

Hakkasan Hokoji Temple is located in Nanbu Town. It is said that Joyoto, constructed in 1949, is the tallest three-story pagoda in Japan. Visitors can experience Zazen (Zen meditation) and listen a Buddhist sermon by the temple master.
Also you can see approximately 1000 years old cedar or stroll along Senbonmatsu-namiki (one-thousand-pine-lined street) that is selected for best 100 pines in Japan.

General Information

Address
青森県三戸郡南部町大字法光寺字法光寺20
Telephone Number
0178-76-2506
Opening Times
For Zazen and Buddhist sermon, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., April - November
Closures
Open year-round
Prices
For Zazen and Buddhist sermon; ¥700 (reservation required by a month)
For entrance; ¥300 for adults, ¥100 for junior high school students and under
Directions
JR Hachinohe Station
Aoimori Railway bound to Misawa (15 min.ride, ¥330)
Aoimori Railway Kenyoshi Station
Taxi (20 min.ride)
Hokoji Temple
Website
(Japanese) Nanbu Town Tourism and Convention Bureau

Basic Information

  • Multilingual
    Staff
  • Multilingual
    Signs
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Contactless
    Payments
  • Tax Free
  • Parking Lot
  • Barrier-Free
    Toilet
  • Barrier-Free

COVID-19 Prevention

  • Face Masks
    Required
  • Sanitizing
    Stations
  • Temperature
    Checks
  • Physical
    Distancing

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