Blessed with Plentiful Greenery and Spring Water, this Temple has the Longest History in Tokyo, After Sensoji
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.
- 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.
- Official Name
- Fugakusan-Shorakuin Jindaiji Temple
- Postal Code
- 5-15-1 Jindaiji Motomachi, Chofu, Tokyo
- Free *An extra ¥300 is charged to enter the Shaka Hall.
- No holidays
*Subject to change.
(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)