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Nakayama is in between Narita And Haneda International Airport

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Myokosan Ryukoji Temple in Kasai Edogawaku

the main hall of Rukoji in Kasaistatues of Jizo in Ryukoji in Kasai
Rukoji is a temple in Kita Kasai in Edogawaku belonging to Shingonshu Buzanha. In Shinpen Musashi no Kuni Fudokiko, a geographic guidebook describing Musashi Province published in Edo period, it was a blanch temple of Zenyoji in Koiwa, it was named Myokosan and it principle image was the statue of Fudo. Viewing from it gate opening to the east, there is a stone white approach road stretching and the end of the road, two white huge stone lantern and the main hall are standing, the stone statues of Jizos are standing on the left of them. The temple looks bright since its name has two letters of light '光' in it. Moreover, Rukoji is a temple belonging to Kasai Daishi Mairi (the pilgrimage to Daishi in Kasai) that has kept in this area since Edo period.
Why don't you visit Rukoji Temple?

Myokosan Ryukoji Temple

Ryukoji

Ryukoji is a temple belonging to Shingonshu Buzanha and it is named Myokousan. It was built by the venerable Kenyo in 1661. The principle image is the wooden statue of a standing Fudo Myouo.
Ryukoji had managed Inari Jinja Shrine next to it by Meiji Restoration. The main hall was built in 1972.

Kasai Daishi Mairi (the pilgrimage to Daishi in Kadai) registered as a cultural asset of Edogawaku
Kasai Daishi Miri is a pilgrimage to visit some sacred places dedicated Kobo Daishi.
In Edogawaku, it has been held since Edo period. Daishiko, a group of people leading the pilgrimage, is now divided into four, and they visit the sacred places in each in May 21st that Kobo Daishi had gone.
The people living in Funabori, Ukita, Kuwakawa, Kojima visit Ryukoji since it is one of the sacred places belonging to the group in Funabori , Kojima and Ukita now.

March 1990
Edogawaku Board of Education

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The Location and Access to Myokosan Ryukoji Temple


Myokosan Ryukoji Temple

  • Myokosan Ryukoji 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. Moreover,from NRT, 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 and get off at Nishi Funabashi Sta and transfer to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nakano or Mitaka, get off Nishi Kasai Sta.
  • From Haneda International Airport, ake Keikyu-line bound to Narita, transfer the line at Nihonbashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nishifunabashi, Tsudanuma or Katsutadai, get off Kasai Sta.
  • From Tokyo (Otemachi) Sta, take Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nishi-funabashi, Tsudanuma or Katsutadai, get off Kasai Sta.
  • Take 15 minute walk from Nishi Kasai Sta.
  • 4-22-9 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.