By JR Tokaido Shinkansen*

  • 80 minutes from Tokyo
  • 70 minutes from Kyoto
  • Nearest Shinkansen stop to Ryo-un-Ji is Hamamatsu station.

*Tokaido Shinkansen, all ‘Kodama’ trains will stop at Hamamatsu station.

‘Hikari’ train may not always stop at Hamamatsu station, please check with departing station staff before boarding.

We recommend JR rail pass, for economy and convenience. You can use this pass on both the Tokaido Shinkansen ‘ Hikari’ and ‘Kodama’ services.


Access to Ryo-un-Ji from Hamamatsu station by bus*

  • At No 5 stop at Hamamatsu station bus terminal, take bus No 20 to Ubumi-Yamazaki.
  • Alight bus at Yadasaka stop*. Around 20 minutes journey time.
  • From Yadasaka stop walk 3 minutes to Ryo-un-Ji temple.

*Buses arrive at the terminal every 5 to 10 minutes, so they are frequent and convenient.

*At Yadasaka stop, take the narrow path next to the fresh egg vending machine opposite the bus stop. Head north for 3 minutes where you will find Ryo-un-Ji temple.

Access to Ryo-un-Ji from Hamamatsu station by taxi

Please tell the driver that you wish to go to Ryo-un-Ji temple at Irino.

The address is 4702-14 Irino-cho, Nishi-ku, Hamamatsu City.

Should you need to show the address in Japanese, please show below:

浜松市西区入野町4702−14 龍雲寺

Contact / Enquiry

Unfortunately we can only provide activities with English language explanations for groups of 10 or more.
For a 10 plus group, you can experience Zazen (seated Zen meditation with monk) and Shakyo (drawing sutras) for a fee of ¥2000 per person.

The Temple is open from 9.00 — 17.00 (last entry at 16.30) everyday for visitors.

During prayers/services you may find some parts of the temple complex are off limits. At such times we ask that you respect the privacy of those involved in prayer and observe the code of silence.

We would like to express our appreciation and thank you in advance for your understanding in the above matters.

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