Special Head Temple of the Tendai sect / The 33-sacred Temple Kannon Pilgrimage Route in Saigoku
Please take the bus for Mt. Shosha Ropeway and get off at the last stop.
It takes approx. 30 minutes from Himeji Station to the Mt. Shosha Ropeway Station.
Please refer to the link to the Shinki Bus Company's website.
Notice: if using a car navigation system, you can’t directly enter Engyoji. Please enter Mt. Shosha Ropeway (Phone 079-266-2006).
The parking lot for cars and sightseeing buses at the cable car station can be used free of charge.
It takes approx. 4 minutes to get to the top of the mountain by ropeway (cable car).
|The first cable car||8 : 30|
|Time for departure||00, 15, 30, 45 (every hour)|
When crowded, extra services are available.
|Time for last service||Weekdays||Sundays and holidays|
|Mar 1st - Mar 31st||18:00||18:00|
|Apr 1st - Oct 10th||18:00||19:00|
|Oct 11th - Nov 30th||17:00||18:00|
|Dec 1st - the end of Feb||17:00||17:00|
JPY 500 entrance fee is requested from every visitor over the age of 19.
It’s a 15 to 20-minute walk from the station at the top of Mt. Shosha to Mani-den. 33 Kannon statures can be seen on the way.
Round-trip bus services from the entrance to Mani-den are available for JPY 500.
|From the entrance||15, 38, 55 (every hour)|
|From Mani-den||05, 22, 45 (every hour)|