A small temple near historic Seiken-ji in Shimizu

Peter Sidell   - 1 min read

If you're heading to Seiken-ji temple from the direction of Shimizu station, then just before you get there, you'll come to Zuiun-in, a small, charming Buddhist temple. It's worth stopping off here as a kind of appetizer, to enjoy the calming atmosphere it has, with its serene Buddhist statues, the simple but attractive design of the halls, and the surrounding greenery.

Peter Sidell

Peter Sidell @peter.sidell

I came to Japan from Manchester, England in 2003, and have travelled a lot since then, around Japan and in Asia. When I'm not working, I write satire and perform stand-up comedy in and around Tokyo. Check YouTube for a taste.