2015-09-01 by yuai
Facility summary and accessibility conditions
It was built in 1363.
The garden seen from the temple was built by monk Sesshū, also a world-renowned painter.
It has been designated as a national historic site.
The temple’s entrance has stairs, but there’s a ramp to the main temple for wheelchair users.
The inside of the temple is barrier-free.
The tatami are covered with rugs, so it’s possible to go up to the beautiful garden.
It has an impressive heart-healing view throughout the year.
4-29 Someba-chō, Masuda, Shimane
8:30 - 17:30 (December - February: 17:00)
Open throughout the year
Transportation, closest station, bus stop
From JR Sanin Main Line Masuda Station, 3.3 km(2mi).
Iwami Kōtsū bus (Yokota Line to Masuda) around 10 minutes.
Get off at Masuda Ikōji.
Bumps at the entrance
There’s a ramp to the main temple.
Bathroom entrance width
Accessible parking space
Possible to get up to the entrance by car.
Display items with multilingual explanation
Staff fluent in foreign languages
Audio (English) guidance
View of the Ikōji temple.
The open place in front of the temple is a parking space.
From the parking space to the main temple there is a slope to go up.
Near the entrance (possible to get the car close to the entrance)
View of the entrance
There’s a ramp to the main temple for wheelchair users.
Because it’s steep, support is necessary.
The inside of the temple has tatami.
So you pass on a rug to get in.
View of the rug.
You can go directly to Sesshū’s garden.
There’s a ramp at the exit
Sesshū’s garden behind the main temple
Multipurpose bathroom in front of the entrance
View of the Ikōji Mae bus stop