Kisshō-ji

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For the Tokyo neighbourhood, see Kichijōji.
Temple gate
Tomb of Enomoto Takeaki

Kisshō-ji, also Kichijō-ji (吉祥寺, not to be confused with Kichijōji, the Tokyo neighbourhood) is a Buddhist Temple located in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan. It was founded in 1458, during the Muromachi period.

In 1592, the "Sendan-Rin" School for Buddhist monks was founded in the precincts of the temple. In 1905, the Sendan-Rin School was renamed Soto-shu University; in 1925 Soto-shu University became Komazawa University.

The temple is where Enomoto Takeaki was buried in 1908 at the age of 72.

Location[edit]

  • 3-19-17 Hon-Magome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo (東京都文京区本駒込3-19-17)

Coordinates: 35°43′39″N 139°45′13″E / 35.7274°N 139.7535°E / 35.7274; 139.7535