Jokoji Temple

Jokouji Temple

Sixth sacred place of the Edo Roku Amida Mairi.

Juroujin, believed to have divine grace for long life, is one of the Kameido Seven Deities of Good Luck and is enshrined in a building within the property. Jokoji Temple is a Soto sect temple, and Amidanyorai, the principal image of the temple, is said to have been made by Gyoki. It is 6th sacred place of the Edo Roku Amida Mairi. The Edo Roku Amida Mairi was a leisure activity for people in the Edo period, where participants visited six Amida statues made by Gyoki during Higan (equinox week) in Spring and Fall. The other five places are Saifukuji Temple, Muryoji Temple, Yorakuji Temple (all in Kita-ku), Emyoji Temple (Adachi-ku), and Jorakuji Temple (Chofu-shi).

Address 4-48-3, Kameido, Koutou-ku
TEL 03-3681-7023
Access Tobu Kameido Line "Kameido-Suijin Station" 6-minute walk/JR Sobu Line, Tobu Kameido Line "Kameido Station" 11-minute walk

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