Daikyo-ji Temple (Shibamata Taishakuten)

A Famous Temple Used as a Location in Popular Japanese Movie “Otoko wa Tsurai yo”

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Buddhist temple

Daikyoji is also known as “Shibamata Taishakuten.” It enshrines an idol of Taishakuten, said to have ben carved by Nichiren himself.
There is a “carvings gallery” that features carvings related to the teachings of the Lotus Sutra, as well as “Suikeien,” a Japanese garden.
Daikyoji has been featured as a location in the movie “Otoko wa Tsurai yo (It's Tough Being a Man)” as well as in the manga “KochiKame.”
The lead-up to the temple from Shibamata Station is an old-fashioned shopping street, and it’s filled with visitors every day.

Highlights

  • ”Carvings gallery” features detailed carvings
  • Japanese garden “Suikeien”
  • The 57th day of the sexagenary cycle is a temple festival day, and visitors can enter Taishaku-do and pray in front of the main idol
  • Led up to by a lively shopping street selling items like dango and senbei

Photos

  • Taishaku-do
  • Suikeien
  • Beautiful carvings
  • Shopping street leading up to the temple

Reviews

  • 陳孟睿

    寺廟本身的参觀是免費的,但参觀木雕內部的入場費是400日元,物有所值,因為木雕非常精美,入場費還包括寺廟內的一個花園,那裡也很漂亮。

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Details

Name in Japanese
題経寺(柴又帝釈天)
Official Name
Kyoeizan Daikyoji
Founded
1629
Postal Code
125-0052
Address
7-10-3 Shibamata, Katsushika-ku, Tokyo
Telephone
03-3657-2886
Admission
Free
(Suikeien and the carvings gallery admission ticket is 400 yen for adults)
Closed
No holidays
※Suikeien is closed over New Year’s holiday
Hours
9:00am-5:00pm
(Suikeien and carvings gallery are open until 4:00pm)
Access
About a 3-minute walk from the Keisei Electric Railway’s Shibamata Station
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)