Charms of Minamiboso (20) Seicho-ji Temple


With a history dating back 1200 years, this temple is most known as the place where the priest Nichiren, the founder of the Nichiren sect, was trained in the 13th century. The grand main temple and the forest that surrounds the property create a solemn atmosphere. It is also one of the largest in the Minamiboso area. This is an ideal spot to watch the first sunrise of the year, or for “Hatsumode” – a time to visit and pray for happiness in the new year.