Houjouin Temple (Fukagawa Emma-dou)
Fukagawa Emma-san, beloved by Koto residents
Houjouin was built in 1629 and has been commonly known as "Emma-san in Fukagawa" since the Edo period. The huge Emma (Yama) statue, recently rebuilt, is 3.5 m tall and 4.5 m wide. It has built-in high technology and speaks the teachings of Buddha with the voice of Emma along with light and sound. In addition, it has a gold Jizobosatsu in its left hand.
|Address||2-16-3, Fukagawa, Koutou-ku|
|Access||Toei Oedo Line, Tokyo Metro Tozai Line "Monzen-Nakacho Station" Exit 6 5-minute walk|