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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

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Taihosan Jiunji Temple in Funabashi

Taihosan Jiunji Temple in Funabashia stone Buddha in Jiunji Temple
Taihosan Jiunji is a temple belonging to Sotoshu, it is in a residential area on the north of Narita Kaido Highway road soon after passing through Daijingushita Station. According to 'Katsushikaki and Edo Meisho Zue', both guidebooks pubulished in Edo period, Jiunji was built by Bukko Zenshi, the second chief abbot of Kenchoji in Kamakura, the site had been huge with many buildings standing until Sengoku Period, but they were destroyed during the Second Battle of Konodai. At that time, the bell in Jiunji was brought to Konodai and it was dropped into Edogawa River by mistake. Then the west side of Konodai (now Satomi Park) had been called 'Kane ga Fuchi (the river of the bell)'. Moreover, the statue of Shaka Nyorai, the principle image of Jiunji was carved by Gyoki Bosatsu. Taihosan Jiunji is the old temple built in Kamakura period tells the history of both Funabashi and Shimousa. Why don't you visit this temple?


出典・抜粋・引用および参考
房総叢書 : 紀元二千六百年記念. 第8卷葛飾記
江戸名所図会6 ちくま学芸文庫

The Location and Access to Taihosan Jiunji Temple

Taihosan Jiunji Temple


the landmarks near Funabashi Station

The map to the landmarks near Funabashi Station

The map to the noted spots near Funabashi Station

  • Taihosan Jiunji Temple has great accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take Keisei-line and get off Daijingu Shita Sta, take minimally 45 minutes from Narita Airport. And also take JR Sobu-express line, and get off Funabashi or Higashi Funabashi Sta.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, and get off Daijingu Shita Sta.
  • Take 9 minute walk from Daijingu Shitai Sta, take 11 minute walk from Higashi Funabashi and take 15 minute walk from Funabashi Sta.
  • 6-25-7 Miyamoto, Funabashi-shi, Chiba-ken

The Noted Spots in and near Funabashi Daijingu Shrine

Oohi Jinja / Funabashi Daijingu

Oohi Jinja (Funabashi Daijingu)

It was an old shrine built by the Prince Yamato Takeru.
Tokiwa Jinja in Funabashi Daijingu

Tokiwa Jinja Shrine

It dedicates the Prince Yamato Takeru and Ieyasu Tokugawa.

the Lighthouse in Funabashi Daijingu

Tomyo Dai / the Lighthouse

It looks maginificent and strong like a Japanese Castle.
Funabashi Toshogu Shrine

Funabashi Toshogu Shrine

It is the smallest Toshogu dedicating Ieyasu Tokugawa.

Taihouzan Jiunji in Funabashi

Taihouzan Jiunji Temple

The principle image of it said to be carved by Gyoki.
Morojinja in Funabashi

Moro Jinja Shrine

This shrine is appeared on the last page of Edo Meisho Zue.

海老川千本桜(千葉県船橋市)

Ebigawa Senbon Sakura

Ebigawa is a popular spot for viewing cherry blossoms.
入日神社(千葉県船橋市)

Irihi Jinja Shrine in Funabashi

This small shrine was built where Yamato Takeru had landed on.