Jindaiji Temple

Blessed with Plentiful Greenery and Spring Water, this Temple has the Longest History in Tokyo, After Sensoji

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Buddhist temple

This temple is renowned for warding off dangers and matchmaking, with a National Treasure, a seated Buddha statue of Shaka Nyorai, located in the Shaka Hall.
From the grounds of this temple, blessed with abundant greenery, water springs forth. With its plentiful supply of water, soba noodles were developed here. It's famous for having about 20 buckwheat noodle eateries in the surrounding area.
In addition to the New Year and Setsubun events common throughout Japan, there is a Dharma Ichi festival held every year on March 3 and 4. Crowds of people also come to the Hozuki Festival held in mid-July and the Soba Festival held in Autumn.

Highlights

  • The statue of Shaka Nyorai is a National Treasure.
  • In the area surrounding Jindaiji, there are about 20 soba shops where the famous buckwheat noodles of Jindaiji can be savored.
  • In summer, there is a Hozuki Festival selling Chinese lantern plants.
  • Every March 3 and 4, a Dharma Ichi festival is held.

Photos

  • The Hondo Main Hall
  • The Ganzandaishi Hall
  • Jindaiji's Waterfall
  • The Approach to the Temple
  • Soba (Buckwheat Noodles)

Reviews

  • 張倩倩

    這座寺廟和周邊地區很漂亮。有小商店,池塘和令人難以置信的蕎麥麵餐廳。我們在蕎麥麵吃午飯之後在這裡度過了一個下午,真的很喜歡這裡的景色,與我們在東京及周邊地區訪問過的類似神社相比,它們擁擠得多。

Basic Information

Official Name
Fugakusan-Shorakuin Jindaiji Temple
Founded
733
Postal Code
182-0017
Address
5-15-1 Jindaiji Motomachi, Chofu, Tokyo
Telephone
042-486-5511
Admission
Free *An extra ¥300 is charged to enter the Shaka Hall.
Closed
No holidays
Hours
9:00am-5:00pm
*Subject to change.
Access
(1) About 1 minute on foot from the terminal Jindaiji bus stop on the No. 34 bus bound for Jindaiji, a 15-minute ride from the No. 14 bus stop at the Central Exit of Chofu Station on the Keio Line.
(2) About 1 minute on foot from the terminal Jindaiji bus stop on the No. 21 bus bound for Jindaiji, a 15-minute ride from the North Exit of Tsutsujiga Oka Station on the Keio Line.
(3) About 3 minutes on foot from the terminal Jindaiji bus stop on the No. 65 bus, a 25-minute ride from the No. 3 bus stop at the South Exit of Mitaka Station on the JR Chuo Line.
Official Website
Official Website(English)

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