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Located in Higashi-Omi and established in 1361, Eigenji is a temple of the Zen Rinzai Buddhist Sect (Eigenji School) and well-known for fall colors with 3,000 maple trees. Touristy entrance to Eigenji. Map
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The temple is built along the Echi River. Admission 500 yen.
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Echi River
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Eigenji is accessible by bus taking 30-40 min. from Yokaichi Station on the Omi Railway Line or from Hyakusaiji Temple.
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Most visitors come from Kansai Region.
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First go up these steps.
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For the elderly, these many, but not impossible, steps might be difficult. Enjoy the fall colors in Nov.
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Boy monk with eyeglasses at Eigenji Temple, Shiga.
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Although not part of the Koto Sanzan Temple Trio (all Tendai Buddhist temples), most visitors also visit Eigenji together with the Koto Sanzan temples. Accessible by bus taking 30-40 min. from Yokaichi Station on the Omi Railway Line or from Hyakusaiji. 4 comments
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Stone statues
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Came a little too early.
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Entrance Gate. This is where you pay admission. 総門
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Autumn foilage greets you in Nov.
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Lit up at night.
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San-mon Gate. Built in 1802. 三門
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San-mon Gate
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About Sanmon Gate.
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Eigenji Hondo temple hall. Built in 1765. Higashi-Omi, Shiga
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Eigenji Hondo temple hall. Built in 1765. Higashi-Omi, Shiga
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Eigenji Hondo temple hall. Built in 1765.
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Facing the altar in Eigeonji's main hall. Looks surprisingly modern.
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Inside Hondo temple hall, Eigenji
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In Nov. 2016, Eigenji temple in Higashi-Omi showed its hidden Kannon for the 1st time in 30 years. Serene, golden face.
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Fusuma sliding doors.
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Inside Hondo temple hall
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Inside Hondo temple hall
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Bell tower and offertory box. In front of the temple hall. 鐘楼
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Gingko leaves.
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Bell tower 鐘楼
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Sutra Repository 経堂
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Sutra Repository 経堂
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Eigenji Dam
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Echibashi Bridge over Echi River. Nice views of the river can be had from this bridge.
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Echigawa River empties into Lake Biwa.
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Visit a Koto Sanzan Temple at Hyakusaiji.
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Eigenji Temple
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Bus stop to Yokaichi Station.
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Bus stop to Hyakusaiji Temple.
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Bus to Yokaichi Station.
     
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