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Kuhonbutu, a quiet temple in the center of Tokyo.

Naoya U.

by Naoya U.

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Last updated : Nov 06, 20232 min read

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​Kuhonbutsu is a temple located in the center of the city.


Get off at the station next to Jiyugaoka Station. Just a minute's walk will take you to the shrine.

This temple is Joshin-ji Temple of the Jodo sect, but it is generally called Kuhonbutsu.

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This is because nine Amitabha Buddha statues are enshrined here. It is said that Amida Buddha comes to greet people when they die, and there are nine different types of welcomes, depending on one's beliefs during life.

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There are nine Amitabha Buddha statues in this temple, each representing a different type of Buddha.



The precincts are spacious and spacious. There are many large trees such as ginkgo trees and kaya trees.

It is said that there was a castle there from the Muromachi period to the Sengoku period.

A monk who acquired this land during the Edo period opened a temple here. (1687)

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Cherry blossoms in spring, fresh greenery in early summer, and autumn leaves in autumn.
It is surrounded by richness where you can feel the changes of nature.


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There aren't many tourists yet, so you can enjoy a quiet stroll.





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