A True Taste of Zen at an Internationally-Recognized Temple Town Inn

Experience Zen at an inn set beside Japan’s most historic Zen Buddhist temples

Visitors looking to find inner peace and calmness are welcome at the Hakujukan hotel located in front of Eiheiji Temple gate in Fukui Prefecture, home to the Soto school of Zen Buddhism.

Here, you can enjoy time-honored Japanese hospitality with a distinctly Zen twist. Dine on traditional Buddhist vegetarian fare and join the monks at the monastery for a Zen meditation session.
The hotel’s “Zen Concierges” will be happy to guide you and answer any questions you may have. After your Zen experience, enjoy a soak in open-air baths or a meal featuring delicious Echizen region sake.
The hotel sits alongside a vast temple complex of 70 buildings set in an ancient forest.

Fukui Prefecture is just 2 hours from Osaka by limited express train, or 3-plus hours from Tokyo by Shinkansen and local trains.

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