Shugetsuji, with its main temple building constructed in the architectural style of the Soto school (a sect of Zen Buddhism) that is representative of Niigata prefecture, can be found in a quiet valley surrounded by peaceful greenery. It is a temple famous for the beauty of its row of cherry trees by the gate in spring, and the changing colours of the leaves in autumn.

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Basic Information

Telephone: 0256-82-2160

Location: 3356 Ishize, Nishikan-ku, Niigata

Access:

By Car: 15 minutes from the Katahigashi Interchange

Other: Parking Available