Higashimurayama CityShofuku-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.
- 4-6-1 Noguchi-cho, Higashimurayama-shi, Tokyo 189-0022
- 042-396-3800 (Higashimurayama Furusato History Museum)
- Free of charge
- Access (from Shinjuku by train)
- JR Chuo Line/Seibu Line: Shinjuku → Higashi-Murayama (Special rapid: 30 mins.)