Kintaisan Fudanin Anrakuji Temple in Kasai Edogawa
Anrakuji is a temple in Kita Kasai Edogawaku
belonging to Jodoshu
. It has a unique shape bell tower, the tower is designed as a gate, so it is very noticeable from the busy street on the east. Peep into the bell gate, there is a small garden and a wooden hall behind it. And a large modern building as the main hall stands behind them. According to Shinpen Musashi no Kuni Fudokiko, a guidebook describing Musashi Province
in Edo period
, Anrakuji was a blanch temple of Tozenji in Kogane village, Katsushika
County, Shimousa Province
) and it was named Kintaisan Fudanin.
Peep into the bell gate in Anrakuji, visitors could forget their everyday
life and enjoy spending time in the small garden. Why don't you visit it?
Kintaisan Fudanin Anrakuji Temple
Anrakuji is a temple belonging to Jodoshu and is named Kintaisan Fudanin. It was built by Hoyo Denryu Hoin who was passed in 1652. The principle image is a statue of sitting Amida Nyorai.
■ The Bell Gate
It is said that the Bell Gate was built in Edo period. It was moved from
an old temple in Isawa in Yamanashiken. It is a wooden two-story gate and
its roof is copper gabled rooves. It is used long pillars connecting the
bases and the rooves. The bell was casted in 1972.
■ The Grave of Randen Ooe
Randen Ooe was a Confucian in Edo period, sometimes he was called Genba
Hisakawa. He was a son of Genpo Ooe, a Confucian in Kyoto. his books are
'藍田遺稿 (Randen's unpublished manuscripts)' , '詩語国字解 (the description of
the letters in words used in poems in Japan)' and so on.
■ The Stone Tablet for Celebrating Eisho Murata registered as a cultural asset of Edogawaku in February 1987.
Eisho Murata opened a private school in Nishi Ukita Village in 1854 to
teach calligraphy. It was built by his students with their gratitude.
Edogawaku Board of Education
Kintaisan Fudanin Anrakuji
- Kintaisan Fudanin Anrakuji Temple has great accessibilities from both Narita
and Haneda International Airport.
- From Narita International Airport, take Sobu Express Line bound to Tokyo or Yokosuka and get off at Funabashi Sta, then transfer the line to Sobu line bound to Nakano or Mitaka ang get off at Motoyawata Sta. Or take Keisei-line bound to Ueno and get off Keisei Yawata Sta. Both from Motoyawata Sta and Keisei Yawata Sta, transfer the line to Toei Shinjuku line and get off at Funabori Sta.
- From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and
get off Shinagawa Sta and transfer the line to Sobu Express line bound
to Narita International Airport or Chiba, and transfer the line at Ichikawa
Sta to Sob line bound to Nishi Funabashi, Tsudanuma or Chiba and get off
at Motoyawata Sta. Or take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and get off Keisei
Yawata Sta. Both from Motoyawata Sta and Keisei Yawata Sta, transfer the
line to Toei Shinjuku line and get off at Funabori Sta.
- From Iwamotocho Station at Akihabara, take Toei Shijuku line bound to Motoyawata and get off Funabori Sta.
- Take 12 minute walk from Funabori Sta.
- 1-25-16 Kita Kasai, Edogawaku, Tokyo
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It is said that the principle image of it carved by Gyoki Bosatsu.
There are two koshinto towers in this temple.
Nagashima Takajio Castle had been stood on this site.
It was an old temple built in Muromachi period.
It is famous for the Yakushi who has power to cure eye disease.
It has long history from Heian, Kamakura and Edo period.
It has quiet beautiful views while seeing from the gate.
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It is famous for having miracle pewer to cure eye diseases.
It is a small shrine but it is one of sacred places belonging to Kasai Daishi Mairi.
The two big stone lanterns and stone statues of Jizos make it beautiful under the blue sky.
Kintaisan Fudankoin Anrakuji Temple
A unique gate as its bell tower wonderfully stands in it.
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This Jizoson stands on the corner of busy cross near Kasi Station.
It has a beautiful bell tower.
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It was popular and been called Ikazuchi and Namikiri Fudo.
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It has a beautiful hall and cute komainus in it.
It has beautiful gardens and stylish architecters in it.
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The areas along the river have many noted spots that people could enjoy history and culture.