Gakuenji (Temple) 鰐淵寺

The temple was built in 594 and it has long history.

Its built in the mountain and famous for sacred ground for Buddhist austerity. Inside of the mountain, there is waterfall.

Autumn season is absolutely gorgeous to see the maple trees.  But yet all the seasons can be enjoyed with hiking and visiting temple in the mountain.


Address 148 bessho-cho, Izumo-shi, Shimane-ken 691-0074
Phone Number 0853-66-0250
Open 8:00 ~ 17:00
How to get here *By Car
From Sanin Shinji 宍道 IC, take 184 and it takes abotu 25 min.

*By Local Train - Ichibata Electric Railway
From Ichibata Electric Railway Unshu Hirata Station.
Take Locan Bus Gakuenji Line (25min) and get off at Gakenji Chushajo Parking and for 15 min walk you reach the temple.