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Rinnoji Homotsuden (輪王寺宝物殿)

 0288540531  Tochigi Pref. Nikkoushi Sannai 2300 within Ring Oji temple

Nikkosan Rinnoji’s Homotsuden is next to the Sanbutsudo. This building houses approximately 30,000 temple treasures that represent Nikkozan’s more than 1,200-year history and the building contains many National Treasures, important cultural properties, and important works of art. In addition to the approximately 50 pieces that are always on display, visitors can also see paintings related to the Tokugawa family thanks to the cooperation of the Tokugawa Memorial Foundation. Visitors can also enter the Shoyoen Japanese garden located directly nearby.

Details

Hours
Worship times [Apr.-Oct.] 8:00-17:00
[Nov.-Mar.] 8:00-16:00
The reception closes 30 minutes the closing time
Closed
Irregular holidays
Fees
Treasure Hunter/Yingling Park Admission fee ticket Adults 300 yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students 100 yen
Parking Lot
Available
Credit Card
Not available

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Review of Shoyoen

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/11/14 Nothing special
Shoyoen or also known as 逍遥園 in Japanese, is a garden located next to Rinnoji Temple. They have an annual special light-up event during autumn and the entry cost is ¥500 per person. Honestly, the...
Reviewed:2018/01/09 Pretty garden
This garden is quite beautiful but there is not much to see in the winter other than snow and ice. It just takes a few minutes to stroll through. It is accessible through the Treasure House (museum).
Reviewed:2017/11/11 Strolling garden in resplendant autumn hues
The Shoyo-en 逍遥園 strolling garden created about 300 years ago during the Edo period is located inside the grounds of World Heritage Shrine, Rinnoji Temple. The JPY300 entrance fee covers both the...
Reviewed:2018/10/20 遠州の作と伝わる庭園
安土桃山時代から江戸前期に活躍した大名で茶人・文人・名庭園師の小堀遠州が、江戸初期に輪王寺法親王宮の本坊に作庭したと伝わる池泉回遊式庭園です。
江戸中期に大改造されたそうで、詫び寂び感はイマイチ・・日差しが良ければ、水面に映し出されるクッキリと美しい天地対称の景色が見られたかもしれません。
生憎の空模様のためか水が淀んでおり、紅葉も中途半端な時季でした((+_+))!
Reviewed:2017/11/04 日光2社1寺の中核、輪王寺の庭園のライトアップ紅葉は、圧巻 必見
日光山輪王寺の境内は広く、奥日光の中禅寺(標高1230m)から、山内(630m)
の東照宮直下の本堂(三仏堂)まで、広大。
その本堂の面前にある、江戸初期に作庭された逍遥園は、池泉回遊式の日本庭園。
四季それぞれに良いというが、11月1日 まさに紅葉まっさかり、ライトアップ夜間公開のポスターに引かれ訪問。
日中は、宝物館と庭園の入場料金が、300円。期間限定 毎年10月25日から11月15日ま...

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