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Zensanji Temple

Travel Information

Zensanji Temple (前山寺) is one of Shingon Buddhism Temples located in Ueda, Nagano prefecture. It was established in 812 by Priest Kukai. It has a beautiful three-storied pagoda that is registered as the national important cultural assets. This pagoda was constructed in Muromachi period and has a beautiful structure of both Zen style and Wa Style combination.

Visitor's Info.
There are parking and restroom.
Admission: 200 JPY for adult, 100 JPY for highschool, 50 JPY for under Junior.
There is a group discount.
Time: 9:00 to 16:00

Access
0. at Ueda Station.
1. use Besso Line to Shiodamachi Station.
2. use a shuttle bus to Zensanji.


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Detailed Travel Guide

Zensanji Temple
Zensanji Temple is one of the oldest temple located in Ueda, Nagano Prefecture. It was established in 812 by Priest Kukai as the Shugendo practice place.

3 stories Pagoda
The National Important Cultural Assets. It was constructed in Muromachi period. It has a beautiful structure of both Zen style and Wa Style combination. The height is 19.5m tall. It has a beautiful harmony of the architectural balance.