We walked from Hinode Port till to meet Shiba Koen Park for watching the Sakura Flower just a minutes and walk again. But really Zojoji Temple is have Akabanebashi Station, Shiba Koen Station and Onarimon Station are near the temple and walk about 10 minutes. We are a little walk till to Zojoji Temple.
Zojoji Temple is near Tokyo Tower Japan. This is the main temple of Buddhist sect in the Kanto region. This temple was built around the year 1393. The temple is open daily, Admission is free. The Sangedatsumon Main Gate in front the Zojoji Temple, It was built in 1622 and which is the only one buildings of the old traditional. It is the oldest wooden structure in Tokyo. Constructed with wood, the 2-story, the gate height 21 meters and wide 28.7 meters. The other buildings in the temple all was rebuilt new up.
Daiden (Hondo) is a main hall of Zojoji Temple, was rebuilt in 1974 by combining the traditional Buddhist temple architecture with a modern architecture. Inside The Daien (Hondo) is Enshrined Amida Buddha Statue and The Mausoleum of the Tokugawa Shoguns is located at the rear of the temple. (No. 4 in the map). Have been designated National Treasures of Japan. Today (10 March 2015 raining and cold.) we are lucky for can to see activity of all the monks.
Zojoji Kaikan (assembly hall), The building No. 8 in the map is a assembly hall and office of the Zojoji temple is on 2nd floor. Open hour 9.00 – 17.00
The Daibonsho bell was completed in 1673 and was renowned as one of the “Three Great Bells of the Edo Period”. The bell weighs 15 tonnes and is rung twice a day, early morning and evening.
The Jizo Statues is a symbol of Children’s soul who don’t have born or abortion before birth. The parents can choose a statue in the garden and decorate it with clothing and toys.
The Ankokuden is located to the right of the Main Hall of Zojoji Temple. Enshrined in the hall is the Black Image of Amida Buddha is show to the public 3 times a year on January 15th, May 15th, and September 15th… See more / ภาษาไทย :
Map to Zojoji Temple