No.33 Shofuku-ji

Temple overview

◎ Religious school: Singon sect Chisan school of Shingon Buddhism
◎ Founded: Founded in 1986
◎ Founder: chief priest Seiho Nisimura
◎ Current chief priest: The 1rd abbot, chief priest Seiho Nisimura
◎ Principal image: Fudo Myoo

Pilgrim's hymn

Yunosato De Kokoro Arawaru Shofukuji, Daishimiyama Ni Mairu Ureshisa


The temple was founded by Seiho Nishimura as a memorial service for the 1,150th anniversary of the arrival of Kobo-Daishi Nyujo.
It is located at the entrance of Jozankei Onsen, a hot spring resort 26 km from Sapporo, and azaleas and peonies bloom from spring to summer, giving visitors a sense of tranquility.
The main statue is a standing 2m54cm statue of Fudo of good fortune who prays for "Shofuku-fdoson".
There is also a seated statue of "Yaku-jo Daishi", who is about 1 meter tall and has great spiritual powers.
Founded and opening the eyes offering ceremony to November 23, 1986(Showa 61).


  • Take the Jozankei bus from Sapporo Station Bus Terminal and get off at the "Azalea Valley" bus stop.
  • Take the Jozankei Bus from Makomanai Subway Station and get off at the "Azalea Valley" bus stop.
  • 26 km from Sapporo on Route 230, about 40 minutes.

1 Jozankeionsenhigashi Minami-ku,
Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido 061-2302

TEL 011-598-4292