Nihon-manmannaka Center (Enku Research Center)


The entire building is one of the largest (37.3m) sundial in the world. It is a multipurpose facility with a multipurpose hall that can accommodate 500 people, a conference room, and a library. Enku Research Center also provides exhibitions related to Enku Buddha and information related to Enku all over the country.

Basic Information

501-4106 Minami-cho, Gujo-shiHakusan 430-4
Minami Interchange
Parking lots
Ordinary cars 140 lots, bus lots available
Telephone Number
Opening hours
09:00 - 17:00
Barrier-free with wheelchair-friendly toilet, free Wi-Fi
Regular holiday
Monday (Close on the next day when Monday is a public holiday) , Year end & New year holiday

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

The world's largest sundial of 37.3m, which is also a monument stating "Center of population" is placed outside the building. Health and Welfare Center Satsuki-en, where the guide dog Saab statue is installed, is located right next to it.

Neko chief editor

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