Chomeiji Temple

Chomeiji TempleChomeji (長命寺) is a relatively large Shingon Buddhist temple founded in 1613. Many stone pagodas and stone statues are situated on the temple grounds.
It is a 5-minute walk from Nerima-Koyadai Station along the Seibu Ikebukuro Line.

Nandaimon gate
Chomeiji Temple

Nandaimon, literally meaning "the south great gate", is the main gate of this temple.

Niomon gate
Chomeiji Temple

Niomon was created in the mid-17th century. It houses two statues of guardian divinity Nioh under its roof.

Inside Nandaimon
Chomeiji Temple
Kondo
Chomeiji Temple

Kondo (left) is the main hall. It is dedicated to Fudo Myooh. The structure on the right is the temple office.

Kannondo
Chomeiji Temple

Kannondo enshrines Kannon Bosatsu.

Jizodo
Chomeiji Temple

Jizodo is a small building enshrining Jizo Bosatsu.

Higashi-Koyasan Oku-no-in
Chomeiji Temple
Chomeiji Temple

Higashi-Koyasan Oku-no-in is an area which is modeled after Oku-no-in of Koyasan, Wakayama Prefecture.
There are many stone towers and statues in this area. The building in the recess is Daishido, which is dedicated to sect founder Kukai (aka Kobo Daishi).

East gate
Chomeiji Temple
Chomeiji Temple
3-10-3 Koyadai, Nerima-ku, Tokyo MAP
Access: a 5-min walk from Seibu Ikebukuro Line Nerima-koyadai Station
Area guide around this site