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Seikenji Temple

Traditional temple of Rinzai sect, Myosinji group. When Tokugawa-Ieyasu was a child, he was sent to this temple as a hostage of the Imagawa Family. Known as the good place to watch the moon, and many verses introduced here from the old times. The site has the main building, big study room, reception room, library and bell room, overlooking Suruga Bay. There are statues of 500 priests (made in the 18th Century), Japanese apricot tree planted by Tokugawa-Ieyasu, and a monument of Kanrinmaru. The garden was built in the 18th Century, and is designated as the scenic spot of Japan.

Basic Information

Name

Seikenji Temple

Postal Code

424-0206

Address

418-1 Okitsu Seikenji-cho Shimizu-ku Shizuoka City

Operation Information/Charges

8:00 - 16:30

Regular Holidays/Closings

Open all year

Contact Information

Website

Seikenji Temple (External Link)

Parking

Parking

Available

Large Bus Parking

Available

Number Of ordinary Cars

30

Number Of Large Buses

3

Remarks

Small-size cars15car

Equipment and Service in Facilities

Pets

Not allowed

Toilet Facilities

Not allowed

Free Wi-Fi

Not available

Mt. Fuji Viewpoint

Not available

Eating & Drinking

Not available

Transportation

If coming by the Tokai Shinkansen:

Shizuoka Station
(Route) JR Okitsu --> walk 10 min

If driving (Tomei Expressway):

Shimizu IC
(Route) 15 min by car

Corona measures

  • list_icon Installation of finger disinfection equipment
  • list_icon Wearing a mask (employee)
  • list_icon Facility ventilation

Universal Design

  • Stair rails

Foreign Languages Spoken

Pamphlets

Foreign Language Explanation, Notes

English

Location Map

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