Shōfuku-ji (Fukuoka)

Shōfuku-ji (聖福寺) is a Rinzai temple in Hakata, Fukuoka, Japan. Its honorary sangō prefix is Ankokuzan (安国山). It was founded by Eisai with support from Minamoto no Yoritomo, and construction was completed in 1195, making it the oldest Zen temple in Japan.



Coordinates: 33°35′51″N 130°24′52″E / 33.59750°N 130.41444°E / 33.59750; 130.41444