Komyoji Temple

Komyoji TempleKomyoji (光明寺) is a Jodo Buddhist (aka Pure land Buddhist) Temple which is a 5-minute walk from Tokyu Tamagawa Line Shimomaruko Station. It is said that it was founded in the early 9th century and was converted to a Jodo Buddhist temple in 1229.

Sanmon Gate
Komyoji Temple
Amidado
Komyoji Temple

The Amidado on the right hand side was completed in 1838.

Hondo
Komyoji Temple

The Hondo, or the main hall, was constructed in 1930.

Kuri
Komyoji Temple

The Kuri adjoining the Hondo is the residential building of the priest family.

Kuedo
Komyoji Temple
Komyoji Temple
Komyoji Temple

On the back side of the Mieido, there're a modern Japanese garden and a pretty large octagonal building, along with a graveyard.

Komyoji Temple
1-23-10 Unoki, Ota-ku, Tokyo MAP
Access : 5-min walk from Tokyu Tamagawa Line Shimomaruko Station
Area guide around this site