Sojiji Temple (Soutousyuu head temple of a Buddhist sect)

Activities and Attractions

Sojiji Temple (Soutousyuu head temple of a Buddhist sect)

Sojiji Temple holds a "Daisodo (Founders' Hall)" with a ceiling 36 meters high and a floor covered with one thousand mats, as well as "Hyakken rouka (Long Corridor)" which is 152 meters long can be found within its premises of about 500,000 square meters. There is also a cemetery with graves of prominent figures. A tour of the Treasure House and the halls guided by a Buddhist monk, Sanzen (Zen meditation practice) in English (once a month on a Saturday, requires booking), Shakyo (sutra copying) practice and other events are also held.

Information

Area

Northern Yokohama

Opening Hours

10:00 - 16:30 (Treasure house)
Closed: Thursday and Friday (open if holiday), year end & new year holidays

Address

2-1-1, Tsurumi Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, 230-0063

URL

http://www.sojiji.jp/english/index.html

Closest Railway Station

Tsurumi Station: JR Keihin Tohoku Negishi Line
Keihin Kyuko-Tsurumi Station: Keihin Kyuko Line

Tel

045-581-6021

Fax

045-571-8221

Ticket Info

Free

Foreign Language Support

Japanese Only, English tour available upon reservation

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE