Teishoji is a Soto Buddhism Temple located in Saku, Nagano Prefecture. It was founded in 1521 by Tomono Sadayoshi. It is very famous Zen temple.
From the main entrance, the leading road are surrounded by the beautiful moss and old trees that has very quiet and mysterious Zen atmosphere.
At the back side of the main hall, there is beautiful three stories pagoda.
-The Somon Gate-
Constructed in 1653. It has an unique feature of the elephant carving.
Constructed in 1672.
-3 stories Pagoda-
The treasure of Nagano Pref.