Shomyoji Temple

Activities and Attractions

Shomyoji Temple

Shomyoji Temple is a family temple of Kanesawa Houjo-shi, said to be set up by Houjo Sanetoki during the Kamakura period. There is an impressive Jodo style garden with an Ajiike (Aji pond) at its center. The belfry is the model of "Shoumyo no bansho (Shomyo's Evening Bell)" painted by Utagawa Hiroshige as one of the "Kanazawahakkei (The Eight Views of Kanazawa)".

Information

Area

Southern Yokohama

Opening Hours

08:30am - 4:30pm
Open everyday

Address

212-1, Kanazawa-cho, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, 236-0015

URL

http://www.city.yokohama.lg.jp/kankyo/green/shiminnomori/shimin-shoumyouji.html

Closest Railway Station

"Kanazawa-Bunko Station" (Keikyu Line)
"Uminokoen-shibaguchi Station" or "Uminokoen-minamiguchi Station" (Kanazawa Seaside Line)

Tel

045-701-9573

Ticket Info

Free

Foreign Language Support

Japanese Only

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