Sengakuji Temple

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Sengakuji, located in Minato City, is a major temple of the Soto Zen sect of Buddhism and is primarily known as the resting place of the 47 ronin. The temple was founded in 1612 near Edo Castle, but was relocated to its present-day location and rebuilt in 1641 after it was destroyed by a fire. It was reconstructed once more in 1953 after it was destroyed during World War II.



2 Chome-11-1 Takanawa, Minato City, Tokyo (Map) (Directions)


7:00 - 18:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 7:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 7:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 7:00 - 18:00
Thursday 7:00 - 18:00
Friday 7:00 - 18:00
Saturday 7:00 - 18:00
Sunday 7:00 - 18:00
Holidays 7:00 - 18:00

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Take the Toei Asakusa Subway Line to Sengakuji Station. The temple is about a 1-minute walk from the A2 Exit. If you have a JR Rail Pass, you can walk about 15 minutes from either Shinagawa or Tamachi stations on the JR Yamanote Line.

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