Tenmyokokuji Temple

Tenmyokokuji TempleTenmyokokuji Temple (天妙国寺) is a Buddhist temple which belong to the Kenpon Hokke school of the Nichiren Buddhism. It is located in the midst of the district which used to be a post station in the feudal times, and is a 4-minute walk from Keikyu Line Aomono-yokocho Station.
Tenmyokokuji was founded in 1285, and has been one of the most prominent Buddhist temple in this area.

Sanmon gate
Tenmyokokuji Temple

The Sanmon gate is the entrance of the temple. It's a post-war reconstruction made with concrete.

Inside sanmon gate
Tenmyokokuji Temple
Hondo
Tenmyokokuji Temple

The hondo was built in the mid-18th century.

Genkan & kuri
Tenmyokokuji Temple

The genkan (entrance) and the kuri (residence) behind it were also erected in the Edo period.

Garden gate
Tenmyokokuji Temple
Garden
Tenmyokokuji Temple
Tea house
Tenmyokokuji Temple
Tenmyokokuji Temple
2-8-23 Minami-shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo MAP
Access: A 4-min walk from Keikyu Line Aomono-yokocho Station
Area guide around this site