Shofukuji temple 正福寺


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Shofukuji temple's Jizo-do Hall (地蔵堂) is one of only two buildings in Tokyo designated as a National Treasure. Built in 1407, the Jizo-do Hall is a rare and excellent example of Kamakura-Period architecture. The Zen temple belongs to the Rinzai Sect. About a 15-min. walk from Higashi-Murayama Station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line. Address: 東京都東村山市野口町4-6-1

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Kitayama Park 北山公園


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A large park noted for irises blooming in June. It boasts 170 varieties of irises and about 100,000 flowers. About a 20-min. walk from Higashi-Murayama Station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line. Near Shofukuji temple.

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