Ryugenji Temple

Ryugenji Temple

Famous spot of bush clover of Edo that was created to Edo pictorial description of noted places

Hoteison, believed to have divine grace for being broad-minded, is one of the Kameido Seven Deities of Good Luck and enshrined in a building on the precincts. Ryugenji Temple was founded in 1395 by Ryohaku Daikasho. Because a hundred kinds of hagi (Japanese bush clover), which the Buddhist chief priest gathered from different areas in the early Edo Period were planted there, it became known as "Hagidera" (Hagi Temple), described in Edo Meisho Zue (Edo noted place illustrated reference book), and became a place of interest in Edo. On the precincts, there is a haiku monument of Basho Matsuo and a poem monument of Naobumi Ochiai. It was illustrated in picture reference books and became a place of interest in Edo. On the precincts, there is a haiku monument of Basho Matsuo and a poem monument of Naobumi Ochiai.

Address 3-34-2, Kameido, Koutou-ku
TEL 03-3681-2620
Access JR Sobu Line, Tobu Kameido Line "Kameido Station" north exit 20-minute walk/Keisei Line "Oshiage Station" Exit B1 10-minute walk
URL http://ryugenji.net/

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