Nōnin-ji is a temple of the Sōtō school of Zen Buddhism built in the Azuchi-Momoyama period. The gardens are especially beautiful in early summer, when the hydrangeas are flowering, and in fall, when the leaves of the Japanese maples change their color.
How to get there
From Tokyo Ikebukuro station, take the Seibu Ikebukuro line from platform 7 towards Hannō (飯能). Get off at Hannō station and walk in north-western direction for 1.6 kilometer or 20 minutes. The Saitama Hannō Hospital is close to the temple.
1329 Hannō, Hannō City, Saitama 357-0063
〒357-0063 埼玉県飯能市飯能 1329