Jokosan Myorenji Temple in Naka Kasai Edogawaku
Jokosan Myorenji is a temple in Naka Kasai in Edogawaku
belonging to Nichirenshu
. According to Shinpen Musashi no kuni Fudokiko (a guidebook describing
published in Edo period
), Myorenji was a blanch temple of Myoshoji in Ninoe (now Edogawa 6 chome),
it was named Jokosan and it dedicates the statue of Sanpo as its principle
image. It was built by the venerable Nichibu.
There is a stone bridge in front of the gate, beautifully trimmed pine
trees standing on the right and a stone garden opened on the left, so they
give some images of the views in Kasai in Edo period, so there were long
shores of Edo Bay (Tokyo Bay) opened in this area. In summer, white crape
myrtle blossoms paint the site. Visitors enjoy seeing stylish gardens and
Japanese Buddhist architectures in Jokosan Myorenji Temple. Why don't you
Shakado is a small shrine standing beside crowded street in Naka Kasai
Edogawaku. A stone signboard with some letters of its name '常光山妙蓮寺釈迦堂 (Jokozan
Myorenji Shakado)' on the side way of the street to show the approach road
of it. Shakado Hall is one of the sacred places of Kasai Daishi Mairi
(a pilgrimage to Daishi in Kasai).
A Walk Along Shinkawa River
It has some Edostyle Landmarks and thousands of Cherry Trees.
There are thousands of Sakura.
A fire lookout and an old lock gate are the symbols.
There are many temples in this small areas.
Ukita is the mother land of Kasai, and there are beautiful parks.
I sounds like a secret garden, it has a ume and rose garden.
The Photo Movie of Shinkawa Senbon Zakura