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Shofukuji Temple Jizodo

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1: to see Jizodo that is selected as national treasure

One of a few architectural buildings selected as national treasure in Tokyo

If you visit Shofukuji Temple Jizodo, you can see the Zen-style Zizodo Hall.

This hall has a Japanese atmosphere. This hall is one of a few buildings in Tokyo that is selected as National Treasure of Japan.

This is located in the temple grounds of Shofukuji Temple. You can find that this hall has its roof like a wing. Its shingle roof and wooden walls are well harmonized. It is recognized that this hall is similar to Shariden Hall of Enkakuji Temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture.

There are a lot of small Jizo statues around this hall because of the Jizo worship. It is also called "Sentai-Jizodo Hall."

Shofukuji Temple is a small Buddhist temple. In addition to Shofukuji Temple Jizodo, there are Main Hall and the statues of 13 Buddhas in its temple grounds.

Shofukuji Temple Jizodo was built in 1407. It is a small hall of the Buddhist temple of Rinzai Sect at residential area in Noguchi-cho, Higashi-Murayama City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Higashi-Murayama station.

Event Information

"Segaki-Kuyo Memorial Service"
August 8, 2018 (Wednesday)
*The inside of Shofukuji Temple Jizodo is open to the public from 11:00 to 15:00.

"Buddhist Memorial Service"
September 24, 2018 (Monday, National Holiday)
*The inside of Shofukuji Temple Jizodo is open to the public from 11:00 to 15:00.

"Tokyo Heritage Week・Jizo Festival"
November 3, 2018 (Saturday, National Holiday)
*The inside of Shofukuji Temple Jizodo is open to the public from 10:00 to 16:00.

Finished Event Information

"Segaki-Kuyo Memorial Service"
August 8, 2015 (Saturday)
*The inside of Shofukuji Temple Jizodo is open to the public from 11:00 to 15:00.
August 8, 2016 (Monday)
*The inside of Shofukuji Temple Jizodo is open to the public from 11:00 to 15:00.
August 8, 2017 (Tuesday)
*The inside of Shofukuji Temple Jizodo is open to the public from 11:00 to 15:00.

"Buddhist Memorial Service"
September 24, 2015 (Thursday)
*The inside of Shofukuji Temple Jizodo is open to the public from 11:00 to 15:00.
September 24, 2016 (Saturday)
*The inside of Shofukuji Temple Jizodo is open to the public from 11:00 to 15:00.
September 24, 2017 (Sunday)
*The inside of Shofukuji Temple Jizodo is open to the public from 11:00 to 15:00.

"Tokyo Heritage Week・Jizo Festival"
November 3, 2015 (Tuesday, National Holiday)
*The inside of Shofukuji Temple Jizodo is open to the public from 10:00 to 16:00.
November 3, 2016 (Thursday, National Holiday)
*The inside of Shofukuji Temple Jizodo is open to the public from 10:00 to 16:00.
November 3, 2017 (Friday, National Holiday)
*The inside of Shofukuji Temple Jizodo is open to the public from 10:00 to 16:00.

"Bunkazai Boka Day (Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day) Fire Engine Practice"
January 22, 2016 (Friday): "The 62nd Bunkazai Boka Day (Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day) Fire Engine Practice"
January 25, 2017 (Wednesday): "The 63th Bunkazai Boka Day (Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day) Fire Engine Practice"
January 26, 2018 (Friday): "The 64th Bunkazai Boka Day (Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day) Fire Engine Practice"

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it is about 45 minutes in a regular pace, about 30 minutes in a fast pace, and about 1 hour in a slow pace.

Opening Hour
It opens all day.

Closed Day
It opens every day.

Admissions Fee
It is free.

Access
It takes about 15 minutes from Higashi-Murayama Station on foot.

Nearest Railway Station
○ Higashi-Murayama Station (Seibu: Shinjuku Line)

Fellow Travelers
◎ Alone
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Name in English
Shofukuji Temple Jizodo

Name in Roman Letters
Shofukuji Jizodo

Name in Japanese
正福寺地蔵堂
しょうふくじじぞうどう

Address
4-6-1, Noguchi-cho, Higashi-Murayama City, Tokyo, 189-0022, Japan

Telephone Number
042-391-0460

URL
https://www.city.higashimurayama.tokyo.jp/tanoshimi/rekishi/furusato/bunkazai/fukikae.html

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