Zenmyo-ji Temple

A temple famous for its tranquil, breathtaking gardens.

Temples

This Temple belongs to the Tendai Sect and was founded in a year unknown. Here you'll find both the large and small "Seated Statue of Amida Nyorai", National Important Cultural Properties that were made by swordsmith Sukechika Fujiwara. This temple is also home to the gravesite of Shintiost Yoda Iori and imperial loyalist, the daimyo Saionji Sanemitsu.

Step into the tranquil garden to find a sprawling view of manicured, seasonal flowers as they bloom across all four seasons.

Highlights

  • National Important Cultural Properties ""Seated statue of Amida Nyorai""(small and larger Buddha) are enshrined here.
  • A breathtaking garden offering serenity and place of rest.
  • The final resting place of a famous Japanese figure.

Photos

  • Zenmyo-ji Temple

    Zenmyo-ji Temple

  • The gate standing in grandeur

    The gate standing in grandeur

  • Exit the garden for the Main Hall. Zenmyo-ji is the building on the right.

    Exit the garden for the Main Hall. Zenmyo-ji is the building on the right.

  • Main Hall

    Main Hall

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Details

Name in Japanese
善明寺
Postal Code
183-0027
Address
1-5-4 Honmachi, Fuchu City, Tokyo
Telephone
042-364-2986
Admission
Free
Access
3 min. walk from Fuchu-hommachi Station on the JR Musashino and Nambu Lines
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)