No. 2 Gakuenji Temple

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Train/Bus: Ichibata Railway from Izumo Station to Unshu-Hirata Station, then 30 min. by bus/20 min. by taxi. Car: Head north from Route 9, and follow route #25, which crosses route #431. (There are signs). Approx. 40 min. by taxi from Izumo Airport. Parking: Car park #1 - space for 7 buses and 30 cars. Car park #3 - space for 20 cars. *Car park #2 is not in use.

This temple is popular for its views of fresh greens in spring and red leaves in autumn. It is said that the famous warrior-monk Benkei trained himself here in the 12th century.
148 Bessho-cho, Izumo City, Shimane Prefecture 691-0022
TEL: 0853-66-0250
Parking: 50 spaces (10 min. walk)

45 min.