Where the Zen Master Dogen Practiced Asceticism
Kippoji Temple was the place where Dogen Zenji (Zen Master Dogen) trained himself after he moved from Kyoto to Echizen in 1243, at the invitation of Hatano Yoshishige, the lord of Echizen Shihi-no-sho.
- 35-2 Yoshimine, Eiheiji-cho, Yoshida District, Fukui Prefecture
- +81 (776) 64-2536
15 min. drive from Kamishihi IC on the Chubu-Jukan Expressway
30 min. walk from Echizen-Takehara Sta. on the Echizen Railway