Saijion-ji Temple is said to have been founded in 761 by Ganjin (Jianzhen) from Chinese Tang Dynasty, and was then restored by the priest Shingen during the Kamakura Period (1185 - 1333).
The Chokusi-mon gate used by the imperial messengers of the emperor when visiting Katori Shrine and the Chiba Prefectural cultural property Bonsho (temple bell) also remain.
- Open 24 hours
- No closing days
Access / Public Transport
- 30 minutes from Keisei Narita Station on the Keisei Line (KS40) by the #2 bus (Yoshioka / Sawara Line). Get off at Yoshioka-Daijionji-mae Bus stop.