The bath is one of the seven regular buildings (temple gate, lecture hall, Buddha hall, meditation hall, living quarters, lavatory, bath) of a traditional Buddhist temple and the place, where Battabara Bosatsu is worshipped. In Zen, the study of Buddhism lies in the daily routines and each place be used for it. Washing off the dirt both physically and spiritually plays an important role in the daily practice.
This bath is mainly built for the practitioners of the International Zen training Hall, but it is also open for all visitors, who want to wash away the dirt of body and mind.
※A separate admission fee is required.
※People with tattoos can’t enter. Mixed bathing is only possible for children younger than 6 years.
91,Kamisanna, Numakuma-chō, Fukuyama-shi, Hiroshima-ken 720-0401 JapanFree shuttle bus(only on weekdays)：
Leave Fukuyama Station at the north exit, enter the Showa onsen shuttle bus and get off at 「Shinshōji」
※The bus don’t run on weekdays during the school holidays.
※It is a joint Service with Showa-no-yu
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Tomotetsu bus (direct bus, only weekend and holidays)
Fukuyama station, bus terminal, bus stop #6, enter a bus heading for 『Miroku no Sato direct bus』 and get off at 「Shinshōji」
Tomotetsu bus (regular bus)
Fukuyama station, bus terminal, bus stop #6, enter a bus heading for 「Chitosebashi」,「Abuto」,「Tsuneishi」or「Utsuminyōkyō」and get off at 「Tenjinyama」. From there it is 15 minutes to walk.(We can pick you up at the 「Tenjinyama」bus stop. Please call us.)
※Please ask directly Tomotetsu bus for the boarding time etc.
Sanyō Shinkansen (Bullet Train), Sanyō Main Line: 30 minutes by Tomotetsu Bus
25 minutes from Fukuyama Station by car.
Exit Miroku-no-sato - 3min