Zojoji Temple (増上寺)
This temple that belongs to the Jodo sect is located in Shiba Park in Tokyo’s Minato City and is situated close to the base of Tokyo Tower. Zojoji Temple was founded by the monk Yuyo Shoso shonin in 1393 as an orthodox and fundamental nembutsu seminary for the Jodo sect. It used to be a large-scale temple with more than 120 buildings and more than 100 dormitories, and structures such as the Important Cultural Property Sangedatsumon (Three Gates of Liberation) that escaped damage from the war and the reconstructed main hall give an indication of the temple’s former glory. Tokyo Tower can be seen in the background behind the main hall, making this a popular photo spot. Inside the temple is the mausoleum of the Tokugawa family which contains six of the 15 Tokugawa shoguns.
Tokyo Minato-ku Shibakouen 4-7-35 (Akasaka / Azabu / RoppongiArea)
[Opening hours for worship] 9:00-17:00 [Tokugawa Shogunate Cemetery/Zojoji Treasure Exhibition Room] [Weekday] 11:00-15:00 [Saturday Sunday Public holidays] 10:00-16:00
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- Tokyo Minato-ku Shibakouen 4-7-35 [map]
- [Opening hours for worship] 9:00-17:00 [Tokugawa Shogunate Cemetery/Zojoji Treasure Exhibition Room] [Weekday] 11:00-15:00 [Saturday Sunday Public holidays] 10:00-16:00
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- [Tokugawa Shogunate Cemetery] 500yen [Zojoji Treasure Exhibition Room] 700yen [Common Visit Ticket] 1,000yen or more
- Parking Lot
- Available (10 spaces for lay people)
- Credit Card
- [Tokugawa Shogunate Cemetery/Zojoji Treasure Exhibition Room] Temporarily closed due to prevention of spread of new coronavirus infection. Please be sure to check by TEL when you wish to visit.
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