GUNMA Tourist Guide of Gunma Prefecture

Morinji Temple

Morinji Temple, constructed in 1426, is a scene of Japan's famous folktale "Bunbuku Chagama". 21 statues of raccoon is lined along the approach and welcome visitors.


Basic Information
  • Location: 1570 Horiku-cho, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma
  • Tel:+81-276-72-1514 (Morinji Temple)
  • Open: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • ▼Closed: Thursdays (irregular)
    ▼Admission for seeing treasure:
    ・ Individuals:
    - Adults: 300 yen
    - Children: 100 yen
    ・ Groups (over 20 persons):
    - Adults: 270 yen
    - Children: 90 yen
  • ▼Access
  • ・ About 10 minutes on foot from Morjinjimae Station on Tobu Isesaki Line
    ・ About 10 minutes by car from Tatebayashi IC of Tohoku Expressway
Website (Morinji Temple): http://www7.plala.or.jp/morin/ (Japanese)
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