Shoboji temple is located in Hatoyama town, Hiki District of Saitama prefecture. The best way of getting to Shoboji temple is to take the Tobu Tojo line to Takasaka station. From Takasaka station take bus to Daitobunka university. From this stop the temple is about ten minute walk.
Shoboji temple is number tenth temple in the Bando (33 Kannon temples of kanto region) pilgrimage circuit.
Shoboji Temple Seal
Hatoyama town also has the Earth Observation Research Center (EORC) of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the equivalent of NASA in America. So, if you get a chance to go to Shoboji temple, you can make a trip to EORC.