An introduction to Shinshō-ji (Rinzai sect Kennin-ji school), which was established on December 2nd, 1965 after the temple's founding patron Kambara Hideo invited the Zen Master Ekijū Sōshin (the seventh superintendent priest of the Rinzai sect Kennin-ji school) to build a temple.
The reception desk is located at the Temple Office. Goods and souvenirs are also available for purchase.
Information on the Temple Office, which was designed and built by Fujimori Terunobu to be a symbol of Shinshō-ji.
The Hibutsu-dō can be used for a variety of purposes, such as calligraphy and flower arrangement lessons.
The standing statue of Amida Tathāgata enshrined in the hall was the personal buddha statue of the temple's founding patron. The building was designed by Nakamura Masao.
Information on Shinshō-ji's garden Shōshintei.
91,Kamisanna, Numakuma-chō, Fukuyama-shi, Hiroshima-ken 720-0401 JapanFree shuttle bus(only on weekdays)：
Leave Fukuyama Station at the north exit, enter the Showa onsen shuttle bus and get off at 「Shinshōji」
※The bus don’t run on weekdays during the school holidays.
※It is a joint Service with Showa-no-yu
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Tomotetsu bus (direct bus, only weekend and holidays)
Fukuyama station, bus terminal, bus stop #6, enter a bus heading for 『Miroku no Sato direct bus』 and get off at 「Shinshōji」
Tomotetsu bus (regular bus)
Fukuyama station, bus terminal, bus stop #6, enter a bus heading for 「Chitosebashi」,「Abuto」,「Tsuneishi」or「Utsuminyōkyō」and get off at 「Tenjinyama」. From there it is 15 minutes to walk.(We can pick you up at the 「Tenjinyama」bus stop. Please call us.)
※Please ask directly Tomotetsu bus for the boarding time etc.
Sanyō Shinkansen (Bullet Train), Sanyō Main Line: 30 minutes by Tomotetsu Bus
25 minutes from Fukuyama Station by car.
Exit Miroku-no-sato - 3min