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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

中山・下総・散歩道

Kintaisan Fudanin Anrakuji Temple in Kasai Edogawa

the bell on the gate in Anrakujithe wooden hall in Anrakuji
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 (Kogane, Matsudoshi, Chibaken) 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

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 his books are '藍田遺稿 (Randen's unpublished manuscripts)' , '詩語国字解 (the description of the letters in words used in poems in Japan)' and so on.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.

December 2002
Edogawaku Board of Education

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The Location and Access to Tokosan Komyoji Temple

Tokosan Komyoji Temple

  • Tokosan Komyoji 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

The Sacred Places in Nagashima Kuwakawa in Kasai Daishi

the main hall of Chikoin in Kasai

Henshosan Chikoin Temple

It is said that the principle image of it carved by Gyoki Bosatsu.
the main hall of Shosenji in Kasai

Ikkosan Muryoin Shosenji Temple

There are two koshinto towers in this temple.

Anshosan Taishiin Seikoji in Kasai

Anshosan Taishiin Seikoji Temple

Nagashima Takajio Castle had been stood on this site.
Kaihozan Jizoin Shoenji in Kasai

Kaihosan Jizoin Shoenji Temple

It was an old temple built in Muromachi period.

Iousan Ousenin Tozenji in Kasai

Iousan Oushinin Tozenji Temple

It is famous for the Yakushi who has power to cure eye disease.
the main hall of Bononji in Kasai

Kaichosan Bononji Temple

It has long history from Heian, Kamakura and Edo period.

Kakuosan Jinguji Jishoin in Kasai

Kakuosan Jishoin Temple

It has quiet beautiful views while seeing from the gate.

The Sacred Places in Funabori Ukita Kojima in Kasai Daishi

Komeiji in Kasai Edogawaku

Tokosan Yokomichiinn Komyoji Temple

It is famous for having miracle pewer to cure eye diseases.
Shakado Hall in Naka Kasai

Shakado Shrine in Naka Kasai

It is a small shrine but it is one of sacred places belonging to Kasai Daishi Mairi.

the main hall of Ryukoji Temple

Myokosan Ryukoji Temple

The two big stone lanterns and stone statues of Jizos make it beautiful under the blue sky.
the bell tower in Anrakuji Temple

Kintaisan Fudankoin Anrakuji Temple

A unique gate as its bell tower wonderfully stands in it.

The Sacred Places in Nakamachi Shiden in Kasai Daishi

Jizodo Shrine in Nakamachi Kasai

Nakamachi Jizoson

This Jizoson stands on the corner of busy cross near Kasi Station.
the bell tower in Shokakuji in Kasai

Muryosan Henshochiin Shokakuji Temple

It has a beautiful bell tower.

The Sacred Places in Ikazuchi in Kasai Daishi

Shinzoin in Kasai

Shinzoin Temple

It was popular and been called Ikazuchi and Namikiri Fudo.

The Noted Spots Related to Kasai Daishi Mairi

the main hall of Horie Daishi

Horie Daishi (Seiryusan Hojoin Kannonji Temple in Urayasu)

It is also one of the temples of the 33 pilgrimages of Urayasu Gyotoku.
Seiryu Jinja Shrine in Urayasu

Seiryu Jinja Shrine in Urayasu

Under Construction

the main hall of Ikazuchi Katori Jinja

Ikazuchi Katori Jinja Shrine

It has a beautiful hall and cute komainus in it.
Jokosan Myorenji in Kasai

Jokosan Myorenji Temple

It has beautiful gardens and stylish architecters in it.

Shinkawa river going through Edogawaku

A Walk On Ichinoe and Funabori

These areas have some Edo style Landmarks and thousands of Cherry Trees.
the view of Edogawa River

A Walk Along Edogawa River

The areas along the river have many noted spots that people could enjoy history and culture.