Chorakuji Temple where the Russo-Japan Treaty of Amity was signed.

Throughout a year
1 people 300yen~

Outline of the program

Talk about the background of the conclusion of the Russo-Japan Treaty of Amity. Details of what happened in the main hall when Admiral Putyatin arrived and the Treaty was signed.
Listen to the sound of Suikinkutsu, echo of dropping water in the vase buried in the soil, near the statue of young Kobo Daishi master, in the precincts.
The temple is also assigned as 88 hallow grounds in Izu, 33 Deity of Mercy hallow grounds in Izu Yokomichi and as seven gods of good fortune in Izu.

Program schedule

A tour of the main hall - Talk about the conclusion of the Russo-Japan Treaty of Amity. A visit to the precincts and etc. (about 30 minutes)

Availability of English guides on the day of the activity

Japanese only. English guide is not available. Exhibits are displayed only in Japanese.

Detail of the program

Venue ⁄ location Chorakuji Temple
Available period Throughout a year
Available period
Hours of registration 9;00am - 5:00pm
Length of the program 30 minutes
Reservation Required
Toilet Yes
Kiosk No
Necessity of bringing something to eat No
Place to eat No

Required items to bring

Precautions ⁄ remarks

Please understand the guide is not available when Buddhist memorial services, etc. are held, even the precincts are free to visit.

Details of the fee

Adult (high school student and over) : 300 yen, Elementary and junior high school student : 150 yen, Discount rates are applied to local schools for learning purposes. (ask for details)
Remarks concerning the fee
Payment method Cash on the day
Cancellation fee On the day and non-participation without notice: 100%
Reservations accepted from Throughout a year
Reservations accepted until Previous day, noon
Maximum number of people accepted through the reservation 1~20 people

Meeting place ⁄ map

Meeting place (name) ⁄ meeting time

Chorakuji Temple

Meeting place (address ⁄ access)

7-8 minutes bus ride from Shimoda Station for Shimoda Marine Aquarium and get off at Oura-guchi, then 2 minutes walk.

Reservation ⁄ inquiry

English service for making reservations and inquiries No support in English. Please contact to 'seamon' by phone or email.
Name Chorakuji Temple
Address 13-19 3 chome Shimoda
TEL ⁄ FAX Tel.0558-22-0731 
When you make a reservation or inquiry on the phone or via FAX, tell the instructor that you saw the Sea-mon website.
Business hours 9:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Irregular

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