Tourist attraction


HistoryTemples and shrines

Seikoji Temple is a temple of the Myoshinji branch of the Rinzai sect, located in Shuri, Gibo-cho, Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture.

Basic information

903-0821 3-19 Gibo Shuri Naha Okinawa
098-884-3869 (English is not supported)
Business hours
7:00 - 18:00
Close day
Open all year.
Varies, depending on the content.
Parking is available.
Access information
A 2-minute walk from the Yui Rail Gibo Station.

Additional Information

Academic information
The temple is located near Yui Rail Gibo Station. It is one of the four temples (Seikoji, Jigen'in, Ankokuji, and Sairaiin) of the Chinese zodiac Pilgrimage (Teramai) in Shuri : each temple is dedicated to a deity
that is believed to protect people born under a given sign. The main deity enshrined at Seikoji is Dainichi Nyorai, the protector of the Monkey and the Goat.
The temple used to be famous for selling "no manju" (sweet bean steamed buns) inside the temple.