Name Zuiganji temple(National Treasure)
Address Miyagi Prefecture, Miyagi-gun Matsushima city, Matsushima Aza-chonai 91
Phone number 022-354-2023
Fax 022-354-5145
Access – Senseki Line, 5 minutes by walk from JR Matsushima Kaigan station
– Tōhoku Main Line, 20 minutes by walk from JR Matsushima Station
(There is no private parking place)
For any tourist guide inquiries of the Zuiganji Temple, please contact the following number :
Matsushima Tourist Guide Tel. 022-354-3218

Entrance Fee

Categories 1 Person Groups
(More than 30 persons)
(More than 100 persons)
(University, High school Students)
700JPY 650JPY 600JPY
(Junior High school, Elementary school)
400JPY 350JPY 300JPY

Discount for disabled persons

Categories 1 Person
Adults 300JPY
Childs 100JPY

Please present your disability certificate at the reception and pay the fees in cash. (Coupons can not be used)
Regarding discounts for groups, presentation of the disability certificate at the reception can be omitted by applying in advance.

Regarding prior discount application for person with a disability

○About the reduction by prior submission of “Application for entrance fee reduction”, “List of visitors eligible to reduction”

1. For groups from institutions taking care of disabled persons wishing to visit the temple, you can omit to present the disability certificate at the reception by submitting the following documents in advance.

Application for entrance fee reduction(PDF)

List of visitors eligible to reduction(PDF)

Download the template documents from above, fill the required fields, and submit your application documents directly by fax or by mail to the Zuiganji temple at least 2 weeks before the scheduled visit date.

※Where to send your application
Fax : 022-354-5145
Mail : Miyagi Prefecture, Miyagi-gun Matsushima city, Matsushima Aza-chonai 91
Postal code : 981-0123

2. The “Application for entrance fee reduction” must be stamped or signed by the representative of the institution.

3. If the application is incomplete, such as a missing entry, we will not be able to accept it.

4. We reserve the right to refuse applications made too close to the fixed date of visit.

5. The submitted application documents will be reviewed at Zuiganji temple. We will contact you by phone to inform you whether your application has been accepted or rejected.

6. If the number of people visiting changes after submitting the application documents, please contact us immediately.

○Caution regarding the visit

  1. During the visit, please follow the rules of the temple and instructions of the guide.
  2. temple building (本堂) due to kuri (庫裡) not being accessible to wheelchair.

○For any inquiries, please contact us at:

Phone number : 022-354-2023

Visit time

Month Gate Opening Gate Closing
January 08:00 am 03:30 pm
February 08:00 am 04:00 pm
March 08:00 am 04:30 pm
From April to September 08:00 am 05:00 pm
October 08:00 am 04:30 pm
November 08:00 am 04:00 pm
December 08:00 am 03:30 pm

*Starting from the 1st April 2021, the gates will open at 08:30 am.