Saitama tourism: Heirinji Buddhist Temple in easy reach of Tokyo 

Saitama tourism: Heirinji Buddhist Temple in easy reach of Tokyo Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The delightful Buddhist compound of Heirinji (Heirin-ji) is a great place to visit in the prefecture of Saitama. Hence, many people visit Heirinji Rinzai Buddhist Temple from Saitama, Tokyo (only 35/45 minutes via train and bus from Ikebukuro),…

Heirinji Zen Temple in Saitama: Buddhism and Tourism on the Fringe of Tokyo

Heirinji Zen Temple in Saitama: Buddhism and Tourism on the Fringe of Tokyo Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If you adore history, culture, and the rich legacy of Buddhism, then a visit to Heirinji Zen Temple in Saitama prefecture is extremely rewarding. This fascinating temple is located in Niiza but the closeness to Tokyo…