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Shojoshin-in Temple

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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

I was so looking forward to my Temple Stay ... and this did not disappoint. My biggest challenge was choosing which temple to stay in? I read reviews and had no idea where to go. I ended up at Shojoshin-in and it was brilliant! The...More

Thank Natasha H
Reviewed May 2, 2018

It was a really nice experience staying at the temple. Now I should say that I am a Westerner who really doesn't know much about Buddhism or temples or Ryokans. So sleeping on futons, removing shoes and eating vegetarian meals on the floor are new...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

We had an amazing stay at Shojoshin-in, very memorable experience! We arrived from Kyoto after a somewhat long journey and on a cold rainy day but the temple rooms were warm and cosy. We loved having the traditional robes to wear in our rooms and...More

Thank amyyt13
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Will this was definitely an interesting experience. Yes it's a beautiful Temple and you get to spend the night . But you also get to sleep on the floor, You have a kerosene heater because it's 30° inside and out. No hot showers in the...More

Thank Perry H
Reviewed April 6, 2018

We stayed one night in the Koya-san Eko-in Temple and experienced bathing in an onsen, eating traditional Japanese food and sleeping on a futon on tatami mats. It was most interesting and the location was excellent for visiting the historic shrines, temples and cemetary in...More

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Response from emmajane20152015 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - no, there really doesn't seem to be a way to do that, but I'd be patient - the Travel Arrange Japan site got back to us withinn 3-5 days.
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"ask for gold room near ladies bathrooms...secure safe stay"
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"Take Warm clothes and DO attend the morning prayers."
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"Ask whether your room locks, and consider the distance from the shared bathrooms."
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"Travelled there on trains, cable car and bus from Osaka. Caught the limousine bus back to Kansai airport..."
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