TypeThe Soto-shu Sect Temple
Foundation1394
Address1157 Daiyu-cho, Minami-Ashigara city, Kanagawa Prefecture
DescriptionThe Daiyu-zan Saijo-Ji Temple belongs to the Soto-shu Sect of Zen Buddhism.
Among the Soto-shu Sect temples, the Saijo-Ji is placed third in rank behind the Eihei-Ji in Fukui Prefecture and the Soji-Ji in Kanagawa Prefecture.
And, the big cedar trees alongside the approach road are designated as prefectural natural treasure.

Stone Lanterns
Entrance

Saijo-Ji Front Approach
Approach

Shidare-Zakura

Japanese weeping cherry

Japanese weeping Sakura cherry
Shidare-zakura (Weeping Cherry)

Temple Building

Weeping Sakura Tree

Shidare Sakura - Douryo-son

Temple Gate

Beautiful Scene

Stone Stairway

Three-story Pagoda
Three-story Pagoda

Ryudosui

Bosatsu
Kannon (Goddess of Mercy)

Komainu Dog
Komainu Guardian Lion

Temple Buildings