Yutenji is a Jōdo-shū sect Buddhist temple located a short walk from Yutenji and Nakameguro stations.

YUtenji Temple Stupa
The Stupa at Yutenji Temple | Photo by Gregory Lane

The temple was founded in 1718, and a number of structures are registered as national tangible cultural properties, including the main hall, main gate, and temple bell.

Yūtenji is the venue for the annual fireman’s memorial service.

A building within Yutenji temple
A building within Yutenji temple | Photo by Gregory Lane

The temple also lends its name to the nearby neighborhood and train station.

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