It was founder by Hirohodaishi in the year of the Heian Period (824). The Saints who Shinran the temple in the Kamakura period visited, and the person who had received it was inclined to Shinran's high morality, and converted to the Pure Land Jodo by giving one mountain. In the Edo period, the first American Legation and Townsend Harris and organizes were welcomed. Many great men, such as Fukuzawa Yukichi and Takashi Masuda, who created the foundations of modern Japan, visit the temple, which has deepened the bonds of friendship between Japan and the United States. In addition, it is designated as a natural monument of the country as [ginkgo of Zenpukuji] in the precincts, there is a large ginkgo of 750 remainder vines.
|Hours||Opening 07:00 17:00|
|Transportation||5 minutes walk from Exit 1 of Azabu-Juban station on the Namboku Line Toei Subway Oedo Line Azabu-Juban station 10-minute walk from Exit 7|