Yugyoji Zen Garden - Shojiko-ji Temple, commonly known as “Yugyoji” temple in Fujisawa has been selected as one of the “100 Most Scenic Places in Japan”. Yugyoji holds has an important historic and religious significance as the headquarters of the Ji Sect, an offshoot of Pure Land Buddhism. The temple was founded during the Kamakura Period in the 1200s. The main hall of the temple has an ornate interior and to its left is the Chujakumon Gate, with roof tiles indicating approval by the Imperial family. Beyond it is a beautiful and tranquil garden, filled with statues, a koi pond and landscaping in the traditional Japanese style accentuated by meticulously crafted and maintained trees and plants.