Zenpoji - Where Monks Go to Study

Zenpoji - Where Monks Go to Study

This 800 year old temple has been a popular place for monks-in-training since the early 20th century. Daily prayers and Zen Meditation gatherings complement the beautiful buildings and Zenpo’s five-story pagoda. You can also pray to the Dragon King before venturing out to sea to catch a cherry-salmon...

Address

Sekine Shimogawa Tsuruoka-shi, Yamagata-ken 997-1117
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Fee

Entrance Fee: Free

Open

Open: 5:30〜16:00

Access

From Tsuruoka station 35 min by bus on the Yunohama Onsen Line.

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