Taihosan Jiunji Temple in Funabashi
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
, 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
. Why don't you visit this temple?
房総叢書 : 紀元二千六百年記念. 第８卷葛飾記
Taihosan Jiunji Temple
- Taihosan Jiunji Temple has great accessibilities from both Narita and Haneda
- 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
It was an old shrine built by the Prince Yamato Takeru.
It dedicates the Prince Yamato Takeru and Ieyasu Tokugawa.
It looks maginificent and strong like a Japanese Castle.
It is the smallest Toshogu dedicating Ieyasu Tokugawa.
Taihouzan Jiunji Temple
The principle image of it said to be carved by Gyoki.
This shrine is appeared on the last page of Edo Meisho Zue.
Ebigawa is a popular spot for viewing cherry blossoms.
This small shrine was built where Yamato Takeru had landed on.