Ganrenji Temple

#Gujo Hachiman

A Shinshu Otani temple of which is famous for saying "You will die too, Buddha."

Ganrenji is a temple of Shinshu Otani-ha in Gujo Hachiman. It was established by the retainer of Lord To in 1494. It was transferred to this place by Lord Endo. The chief priest wrote “You will die too Buddha” on the temple’s notice board in July 2017 made a huge noise on social media. It was selected as the first Best Temple’s notice board of the year. This phrase means things and lives change every moment.

Basic Information

501-4222 Hachiman-cho, Gujo-shiShimadani 8295 minutes by car  
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Gujo Hachiman Interchange5 minutes by car
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Facility service


Not support

For those with small children

  • Nursing room
  • Diaper changing table
  • kids space

Barrier-free service

  • Wheelchair-accessible toilets
  • Ramp/elevator installed
  • omoiyari parking lot

For those with pets

  • Pets allowed
  • Space for pets available
  • Can be accompanied by a carry-on bag

Services for International Visitors

  • Foreign language menus
    English / Simplified Chinese / Chinese / Korean
  • Foreign language customer service
    ( English /Chinese / Cantonese /Korean )
  • Ingredient details in foreign language
    ( English /Simplified Chinese / Chinese /Korean )

Cashless support

  • Credit card
    ( VISA / MASTER / JCB / AMEX / Diners / Union Pay )
  • Electronic payment

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