Jorakuji Temple

Travel Information

Jorakuji Temple (常楽寺) is one of the oldest Tendai Buddhism temple located in Bessho, Nagano Pref. It was established in 825. There is stone pagoda that is built in 1262 and registered as the important cultural assets. The main hall was constructed in the middle of the Edo period.

Visitor's Info.
There are parking and restroom.
Admission: 100 yen.

0. at Ueda station.
1. use Bessho Line to Bessho Onsen Station.
2. walk west.

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Detailed Travel Guide

Jorakuji Temple
Jorakuji Temple is closely related to the Kitamuki Kannon. Its founder is said to have been Priest Ennin. It hosts sacred texts hand-copied by the founder of Kyoto's Nanzenji Temple in 1292 and has long been famous for being a temple of academic study. The current main structure was built in the middle Edo period and has gathered many adherents of different sects.

-Stone Pagoda built in 1262-
The important cultural assets.