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Seikouji Temple (Yugyoji Temple), head temple of the Jishu sect

Seikouji Temple (Yugyoji Temple), head temple of the Jishu sect

The head temple of Ji-shu Buddhism (time sect) worshipping Priest Ippen as the founder. Many events are held throughout the year, including a ceremony for the anniversary of the founder’s death (Kaisanki), and Susuki Nenbutsu-e (prayer ceremony). This place is known as a place of relaxation for the locals and as a training ground with buddhist temples including a wooden main temple praised to be the best in Tokaido (10 buildings were registered as a national Tangible Cultural Property in 2015), and a large gingko tree (oicho) estimated to be about 700 years old.

Essential Information

Hours

8:00-17:00

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Suggested duration

30m

Closed Open every day
Costs

Free (fee charged for entering museum)

Access Fujisawa Station, JR Tokaido Line, Odakyu Enoshima Line, Enoshima Electric Railway Line; Fujisawa Honmachi Station, Odakyu Enoshima Line
Facilities
  • Wheelchair friendly

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