Zensho-ji: Crape Myrtle


3-11 Tera-machi, Naka-ku

Located in Temple Town, by Betsuin-mae streetcar stop on Line 8. It's on the same street as Nishihongan-ji and Hosen-ji.

Crape Myrtle: 1100m

This Crape Myrtle withstood the atomic bombing on August 6, 1945. At the time of the blast, it was located at the west side of the compound (next to the streetcar line). It was moved to its current location during the renovations to the main hall.

     Zensho-ji: Crape Myrtle plaque