Shiobune-kannonji Temple

Shiobune-kannonji Temple

Shiobune-kannonji Temple is in Ome city, northwestern Tokyo. It is a special head temple of the Daigo school, Shingon sect of Buddhism, and it is famous for its long history and population of flowers. The temple has many items designated as “Nationally Important Cultural Properties” and “Tangible Cultural Properties”, and also has rich natural beauty with seasonal flowers.

The Shiobune-kannon Statue on the grounds is the symbol of this temple that has come to make visitors feel right at home. Visitors can enjoy a variety of flowers such as azalea in spring, hydrangea and mountain lily in early summer, or and red spider lilies and bush clovers in autumn. Every season of the temple has a different set of flowers, and vivid color palette to come with it.

At Shiobune-kannonji you can also experience monk training. There are one-day trials classes twice a year in spring and autumn. You can have rare experiences that aren’t possible in daily life, such as Buddhist prayers, sutra chanting, and conch blowing.   

Basic Information

Address
〒198-0011
194 Shiobune, Ome city, Tokyo
Phone
0428-22-6677
Hours
8:00~17:00
Closed
 No holiday
Fee
*During the azalea festival, we ask for a mountain entry fee. 
Adult (junior high school student and older): 300 yen 
Small (elementary school student): 100 yen 
Group (more than 20 people): 250 yen
Credit Card
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Guide
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Access

  • FromJR Ome line Kabe Station
    Tokyo metro bus 
    →【Shiobune Kannon Entrance】bus stop → 10 minutes by foot