Minobusan Kuonji Temple

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Free Admission
Family-friendly

Minobusan Kuonji Temple in Yamanashi Prefecture is the main temple of the Nichiren-shu sect of Japanese Buddhism. It was founded by Nichiren in 1274 and became his grave site after his death in 1282. Nichiren is said to have spent nine years in the Mt. Minobu area reciting the Lotus Sutra which is the main scripture of the Nichiren tradition. If you are interested in Japanese Buddhism, the Mt. Minobu area is definitely worth exploring and there are opportunities to stay at some of the temples on the mountain if you want to have a deeper experience.

Photograph provided by Yamanashi Tourism Organization

Duration
1.5 Hours
Telephone Number
0556-62-1011
Postal code
〒4092593
Address
3567 Minobu, Minobu-cho, Minamikoma-gun
山梨県南巨摩郡身延町身延3567
Method of payment
Cash
Recommended season
January, March, April, August, September, November
Admisson Fee
JPY0 / Adult

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