Jihoin Temple jihoin
The good luck charm propagating Buddhism Great Teacher who collected faith in the Edo era
Thought to have been founded by ??? Hoin in 1626 (the 3rd year of the Kan’ei era), as described in historical records of both Sunamachi and the Chisan sect of Shingon Buddhism, Jihoin Temple is said to have been initially opened before the Genki and Tensho eras. Three Kobo Daishi signposts are preserved in the grounds of Jihouin Temple, through which it can be deduced that he attracted belief as ‘Kobo Daishi who protects against misfortune’.
|Address||4-22-6, Kitasuna, Koutou-ku|
|Access||About 18-minute walk from Toei Shinjuku Line "Nishi-Ojima Station" Exit A4 18-minute walk/Tokyo Metro Tozai Line "Minami-Sunamachi Station" 2b exit|