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Fudosan Yofukuin Temple in Gyotoku

the gate of Fudosan Yofukuin TempleFudosan Yofukuin Temple
Fudosan Yofukuin Temple is the 8th temple of the 33 Pilgrimage in Gyotoku and Urayasu, and it belongs to Shingon sect in Buddhism. Yofukuin Temple is moved since Edogawa Drainage Channel was dug and the Great Earth Quake in Kanto broke down it. Fudosan Yofukuin Temple is a very small temple stands in a quiet residential quarter near Edogawa River.

Fudosan Yofukuin Temple

The History of Fudosan Yofukuin Temple

Fudosan Yofukuin Temple belonging to Buzanha in Shingon Sect was built in 1550 by Jukai Hoin. And Yofukuin Temple was moved in early Taisho era (1912 - 1926) because of the construction of Edogawa Drainage Channel and the main hall was broken down by the Great Earthquake in Kanto in September 1st in 1923. But there are no records when it was moved, and it was as the similar ages to Kasuga Jinja Shrine was. The main hall was rebuilt in 2008 and the statue of Fudo dedicated in it is said to have the divine protection from fires.


The Events and Landmarks in Fudosan Yofukuin Temple

Though the site of Fudosan Yofukuin Temple is very small, there are some stone statues, Jizoson, Fudoson and Dosojins of Mizaru, Iwazaru and Kikazaru (the 3 monkeys prohibiting seeing, hearing and talking) in it.


January 27th: Goma Hoyo (a holy fire for invocation)
August 27th: Segaki Hoyo (a mass for lost souls)

Fudosan Yofukuin Temple is the 8th temple of the 33 Pilgrimage in Gyotoku and Urayasu.


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The Location and Access to Fudosan Yofukuin Temple

Fudosan Yofukuin Temple

  • Fudosan Yofukuin Temple has a great accessibility from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take JR Sobu-express line, transfer the line at Nishi-funabashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nakano or Mitaka, get off Myoden Sta. And also take Keisei-line, transfer the line at Funabashi to Sobu-Local line, and transfer the line at Nishi-funabashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nakano or Mitaka, get off Myoden Sta. It takes minimally 60 minutes from Narita Airport.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, transfer the line at Nihonbashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nishifunabashi, Tsudanuma or Katsutadai, get off Myoden Sta.
  • From Tokyo (Otemachi) Sta, take Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nishi-funabashi, Tsudanuma or Katsutadai, get off Myoden Sta.
  • From Akihabara Sta, take Sobu line bound to Chiba, Tsudanuma or Nishi Funabashi, transfer the line at Nishifunabashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro, get off Myoden Sta.
  • Take 20 minute walk from Myoden Sta.
  • 5-16 Kawara, Ichikawa-shi, Chiba-ken

The Temples of the 33 Pilgrimage in Gyotoku & Urayasu

The list of the temples of the 33 Pilgrimages in Gyotoku and Urayasu

  • 01 Tokuganji : 5-22 Hongyotoku Ichikawa-shi
  • 02 Fukusenji :2-7 Futamata Ichikawa-shi
  • 03 Choshoji : 8-5 Hongyotoku Ichikawa-shi
  • 04 Jishoin : 1-10 Hongyotoku Ichikawa-shi
  • 05 Daitokuji : 5-13 Shimonijuku Ichikawa-shi
  • 06 Jorinji (abandoned) : around Kawara Ichikawa-shi
  • 07 Shogenji : 3-6 Kawara Ichikawa-shi
  • 08 Yofukuin : 5-16 Kawara Ichikawa-shi
  • 09 Ryugonji (Sorinji) : 3-10-2 Tokagi Ichikawa-shi
  • 10 Fukuoji (Sorinji) : 3-10-2 Tokagi Ichikawa-shi
  • 11 Ryogokuji : 2-16-4 Koya Ichikawa-shi
  • 12 Anyoji : 2-16-35 Koya Ichikawa-shi
  • 13 Hosenji : 7-22 Hongyotoku Ichikawa-shi
  • 14 Hozenji : 1-25 Honshio Ichikawa-shi
  • 15 Jokanji : 23-24 Hongyotoku Ichikawa-shi
  • 16 Shingyoji (Kyoshinji) : 38-18 Hongyotoku Ichikawa-shi
  • 17 Kyozenji (Kyoshinji) : 38-18 Hongyotoku Ichikawa-shi
  • 18 Hoshoji (abandoned) : now brought into 19 Tokuzoji
  • 19 Tokuzoji : 8-10 Sekigashima Ichikawa-shi
  • 20 Seiganji : 4-8 Oshikiri Ichikawa-shi
  • 21 Korinji : 12-20 Oshikiri Ichikawa-shi
  • 22 Hodenji : 7-1 Minato Ichikawa-shi
  • 23 Enmyoin : 11-21 Minato Ichikawa-shi
  • 24 Zenshoji : 18-20 Minato Ichikawa-shi
  • 25 Genshinji : 1-16-26 Katori Ichikawa-shi
  • 26 Ryozenji : 2-12-18 Ainokawa Ichikawa-shi
  • 27 Shinseiji : 1-9-1 Arai Ichiakawa-shi
  • 28 Enmeiji : 1-9-2 Arai Ichikawa-shi
  • 29 Zenpukuji : 26-27 Todaijima Urayasu-shi
  • 30 Kezoin : 3-10-3 Nekozane Urayasu-shi
  • 31 Togakuji : 2-4-27 Horie Urayasu-shi
  • 32 Hojoin : 4-14-1 Horie Urayasu-shi
  • 33 Dairenji : 4-14-2 Horie Urayasu-shi
  • extra Fujiwara Kannondo Hall 2-234 Fujiwara-cho Funabashi-shi
* The location of the sixth temple is unknown, and the 16th and 17th are integrated, and the 18th is brought into the 19th temple.
* Please ask some specific information in each temple.