Seisuji Temple is a visitor’s favourite temple, laced with history and spiritual vibrations. This temple was founded in 808 by Ken ‘o Hoshi, a Buddhist monk who was travelling from, Kyoto on a missionary tour.
The entrance is followed by a flight of stairs that lead to a viewing gallery from above. There is also an imitation of the wooden stage at Kiyomizudera Temple in the Guzeden Hall(救世殿) ; which translates to salvation. It is a Buddist temple and is the most famous temple in Japan because of its stage. Although the temple is off the beaten path, the lined trees, rich history associated makes it worth a visit. This temple is one of the spots on the Sado Pilgrimage tour and is beautiful throughout all seasons. The alluring and peaceful atmosphere of this temple is a testament to the roots of the strong culture with stone steps, cobbled paths and aesthetically pleasing cedar trees.
Advice : It is preferred to wear appropriate footwear like sports shoes for climbing the stairs back and forth.