About worship and viewing

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Visit Unkei Buddha

The Buddhist statues of Jorakuji, which was proposed by Yoshimori Wada and produced by Unkei, are five of the 19 Shinsaku of Unkei nationwide. In addition to opening the book twice a year, you can also visit by reservation.

* You can see the book by making a reservation one week or more in advance, even if you do not open the book.

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Book for Jorakuji Historical Experience

During the Kamakura period, Yoshimori Wada made a wish for the Buddha statue and asked Unkei for the statue. Unkei, who was requested, also made an effort to put his soul into the Buddha statue. At Jorakuji Temple, you can reserve and experience these "applications," "copying sutras," and "statues." You can also experience wearing VR goggles and delivering your wishes in the 3D world. Experience in Japanese, English, Chinese and French..

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Miura Peninsula Sacred Ground

Many sacred sites have been visited on the Miura Peninsula since ancient times. The sacred place association that is the temple of Jorakuji is as follows.

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Touring the Miura clan

During the Kamakura period, there was a clan who was very active in establishing the Kamakura Shogunate. The Miura clan, led by Yoshiaki Miura, ruled the entire Miura Peninsula. Follow the traces and solve the mystery of the Japanese spirituality "BUSHIDO" born in the Kamakura period!

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Jorakuji Temple Red Stamp

A red stamp is given as a proof of worship. We also accept sutras, so please ask the temple office.

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Maejima Hisoka Tomb Visit

Hisoka Maejima, the father of the postal service, settled in the precincts of Jorakuji Temple and named it the villa "Xu Xu Sanso". The tombs of Mr. and Mrs. Maejima in the shape of Mt. Fuji are enshrined on the hills of Jorakuji Temple. "Letter visit," "thank you postcard," and "letter memorial service" are held after Maejima Hisoka.

 

Visit Unkei Buddha

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Unkei Buddha opening book in spring and autumn

<Spring opening book>

March 3rd 10: 00-15: 00

Held on the same day as Ashina's Awashima. The main hall also holds a temple exhibition art gallery. Limited red stamp in spring. Admission fee 200 yen ~ / person for adults, 0 yen ~ / person for elementary school students and younger. Canceled in case of stormy weather on the day. Please see Jorakuji official Facebook and Jorakuji official Twitter for whether or not it will be held on the day. * No reservation is required.

<Autumn opening book>

October 19th, 10: 00-15: 00

From 15:00, we will strictly train the Toya Buddhist memorial service at Jorakuji Temple. Limited red stamp in autumn. Admission fee 200 yen ~ / person for adults, 0 yen ~ / person for elementary school students and younger. Canceled in case of stormy weather on the day. Please see Jorakuji official Facebook and Jorakuji official Twitter for whether or not it will be held on the day. * There is no need to make a reservation for those who wish to visit.

 

Visiting Buddha statues other than Kaichō

Admission fee Adults 500 yen ~ / person Elementary school students and younger 0 yen ~ / person

If you make a reservation at least one week in advance, you can worship from one person other than opening the book. If you have more than 10 people, you can request a commentary on the Buddha statue by Unkei by the Okusu Eco Museum Association and a commentary on Maejima Hisoka, the father of Japan Post. You can explain the view and history of the Buddha statue in an easy-to-understand manner, so you can rest assured even if you are visiting for the first time. You can know more deeply.

* Admission reservations are accepted between 10:00 and 15:00.

* We do not receive payment for admission from those who have the principal image.

* We will refuse to worship in the rain at our discretion. note that.

* Please make a reservation for worship at least one week in advance.

* We do not accept viewing of Obon and equinoctial week.

* No reservation is required to visit the precincts and main hall. Reservation is required to see Unkei Buddha.

For reservations by July 1st, groups of 10 or more, tour company staff, click here
Click here for reservations for 10 people or less after July 1st
Be sure to read "Knowledge and Precautions for Worship"
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