Shinano Peace Center

Shinano Peace Center

Admission : Admission upon sign-in at entrance

Opening Hours : Open daily (9:00-19:30)*

Closed Days : Open year-round
*Facility closed without prior notice due to commemorative events or inclement weather.

Shinano Peace CenterThe Shinano Peace Center was dedicated in April 1997, with SGI President Daisaku Ikeda visiting the facility on April 18 to offer prayers in honor of First Soka Gakkai President Tsunesaburo Makiguchi. Soka Gakkai and SGI members have followed suit to this day, doing gongyo and chanting daimoku on a daily basis.

 Hope Lounge

1F Hope Lounge

A rest area where visitors can enjoy a snack or soft drinks, the 150-seat Lounge offers a hot tea and purified water dispenser, as well as vending machines for non-alcoholic beverages and a special time card and stamp corner to commemorate their visit. Issues of the Seikyo Shimbun newspaper and other Soka Gakkai publications are also available for viewing.

 Light of Friendship Hall

2F Light of Friendship Hall

Gongyo and daimoku sessions are held four times a day at this 300-seat hall, at 11:00, 12:30, 15:00 and 17:00.
However, the number of sessions and their times are subject to change, depending on attendance and the holding of commemorative events.


About the Facility

Restrooms available
Ostomate capable

Wheelchair rentals available (free of charge)

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Stroller rentals (free of charge) available

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Resting areas available
Nursing room available
Drinks allowed
Food allowed
Vending machines available
Public telephone available
Photographs (still and video) are not permitted

Access from JR Shinanomachi Station

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    Step 1

    Exit the wicket and turn right.

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    Step 2

    Once you leave the station building, turn right at the street.

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    Step 3

    Facing the Soka Visitor’s Center, go left and follow that street.

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    Step 4

    Walk down the slightly inclined street, passing the car park on the right.

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    Step 5

    Continue walking for some 100 meters.

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    Step 6

    Once the street flattens out, the Shinano Peace Center is on the right.

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・Only Soka Gakkai (SGI) members and authorized personnel can be admitted into a Complex facility. The only exception is the Min-On Culture Center.
・Also, a facility may open or close without regard to normal operating hours due to commemorative events or inclement weather.

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