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Hakkasan Hokoji Temple

Culture - Nanbu-town


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.

Basic Information

Address 20 Aza-hokoji, Ooaza-hokoji, Nanbu-cho, Aomori 039-0506
Tel 0178-76-2506
Fax 0178-76-2506
Open For Zazen and Buddhist sermon, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., April - November
Closed Open year-round
Price For Zazen and Buddhist sermon; ¥700 (reservation required by a month)
For entrance; ¥300 for adults, ¥100 for junior high school students and under
Wi-Fi Not Available
URL Nanbu Town Tourism and Convention Bureau (Japanese)


JR Hachinohe Station, Aoimori Railway bound to Misawa (15 min.ride, ¥330) Aoimori Railway Kenyoshi Station Taxi (20 min.ride) Hokoji Temple

JR Hachinohe Station


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