Tourist attraction

Amekuyama Shogen-ji Temple

Temples and shrines

Shogen-ji Temple, a Shingon Sect Buddhist temple. Its sango (honorific mountain name prefixed to a temple’s name) being Amekuyama (Another name is Amekunutira), is located in Tomari, Naha City, Okinawa.

Basic information

Address
900-0011 392 Uenoya Naha Okinawa
TEL
098-868-7731 (English is not supported)
Business hours
Nothing in particular.
Close day
None
Charge
Free
Parking
None
Access information
About 10 minutes by car from the Yui Rail Asahibashi Station.

Additional Information

Academic information
Shogen-ji Temple was once located in Tomari, Naha City, and erected somewhere between 1467 and 1487. Its betto-ji temple (a temple attached to a shrine), Amekugu, was built in the same period. The founder is Monk Sekkai and the main object of worship is Sei Kannon Bodhisattva. Tenryuo-onkami, Amekushinnohime-ookami, Benzaiten, Hakuryugu-nokami, Bentenfuyasuhiko-okami, and the Kumano Sanzan (Izanamino-mikoto, Hayatamanouno-mikoto, and Kotosakanoouno-mikoto) are enshrined.