Higashimurayama CityShofuku-ji Temple Jizo Hall

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Shofuku-ji Temple Jizo Hall

The Jizo Hall of Shofuku-ji Temple is the only wooden structure designated as a national treasure in Tokyo. Considered to have been constructed in 1407 (in the Muromachi Period), it is a rare example of Zen-sect-style architecture. Visitors are allowed to view the appearance of the hall throughout the year. Meanwhile, the interior of the hall is open to the public for only three days a year.

Address
4-6-1 Noguchi-cho, Higashimurayama-shi, Tokyo 189-0022
Tel
042-396-3800 (Higashimurayama Furusato History Museum)
Fee
Free of charge
Access (from Shinjuku by train)
JR Chuo Line/Seibu Line: Shinjuku → Higashi-Murayama (Special rapid: 30 mins.)
Web Site
http://www.city.higashimurayama.tokyo.jp/tanoshimi/rekishi/furusato/bunkazai/fukikae.html

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