Service & Contents

Everyone is welcome to our Temple Hotels and OTERA STAY experience
and gain deeper insights into Japan’s spiritual heritage.

Staying at a temple. Balancing the body, mind & spirit

Temple Hotel

Accommodation service to stay at a temple. A new style of Shukubo(Temple Hotel). From Vacation Rental type to large scale of hotel style, OTERA STAY Temple Hotel with different personalities are spreading in each region of Japan. Largest brand of Shukubo in Japan (11 temples as of 2022)

Meeting、Incentive、Convention、Events at temples.


The sacred place of Japanese temples open the spiritual and special space such as huge halls ,Japnese garden, and Japanese style meeting room. you will feel calming, inspiring, comfortable and nature. From daytime to overnight stays, use of the place for meetings, events, conferences, etc.
why not give yourself something to look forward to by hiring a venue for a retreat in the Japanese temple.

Camp &outdoor activity at temples

Temple Camp

Provide a campground and RV park on the temple grounds. Enjoy both nature and the temple with campfires, BBQs, tent saunas, etc.

Life-changing experiences at temples

Temple Experience

A stay in Temple Hotel is an opportunity to slow down and renew. Guests can try meditative, spiritual practices such as shakyo sutra copying, meditation, and strolling the temple gardens. Joining morning prayers is optional, but often proves to be a highlight of the stay.
Our Temple Hotels offer various types of experiences such as guided walks of the grounds and private tours of the temple halls, revealing deeper insights into the life of the temple and its practices.

Morning Ceremony



Temple Seasonal dining

Yoga and mindfulness

copying of a sutra

Budism Training at waterfall

trail run at holy mountain

Buddhist sermon, dialogue with monk

hand-crafted budism charms

We have also held various other events at temples.
If you are interested in holding an event at a temple, please contact us using the inquiry form.