Shiofune Kannon-ji Temple is famous for 17,000 of Azaleas.
The Azalea Festival is held from mid-April to mid-May, and the view of the temple ground colored in red and pink like stippling during the season.
The Nio-mon gate and the Hondo main hall with thatched roof are built in the Muromachi era (1336 - 1573) and are designated as national important cultural properties.
- 8:00 - 17:00
- No closing days
Access / Public Transport
- 10 minutes from JR Kabe Station by the bus bound for Nishi-Tokyo Danchi. Get off at Shiofune Kannon-iriguchi Bus stop, then walk 10 minutes.
- 35 minutes walk from JR Kabe Station