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Shinhosan Hosenji Temple in Gyotoku

the stone statues in Hosenji TempleShinhosan Hosenji Temple
Walking in Gongenmichi Road from Teramachidori Road, Shinhosan Hosenji Temple is the first temple along the road. Gongenmichi Road that Ieyasu Tokugawa, the founder of Edo Bakufu, used to go hawking and he had visited this Temple to take rests. Moreover, Shihosan Hosenji Temple is the 13th temple of the 33 Pilgrimage in Gyotoku and Urayasu.
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Shinhosan Hosenji Temple

The History of Shinhosan Hosenji Temple

Shinhosan Hosenji Temple was built in 1570 by the venerable Tokuyo. The principle image of the temple is the statue of Amidanyorai.
Ieyasu Tokugawa, the founder of Edo Bakufu, visited Hosenji Temple 3 times to take breaks on the way to go hawking at Togane in Kazusa province. The narrow road running in front of this temple is called 'Gongenmichi' since Ieyasu was called 'Tosho Dai Gongen'.


The Events and Landmarks of Shinhosan Hosenji Temple

The statue of Jizoson for babies not to cry at night
The stone tablet scribing the letters 'the 13th Nyoirin Kanzeonbosatsu' on

Osegakie (a mass for lost souls) is held at July.
Urabone (the Bon Festival or the Feast of Lanterns) is held at July and August.
Higane (the equinoctial week) is held at March and September.

Shihosan Hosenji Temple is the 13th temple of the 33 Pilgrimage in Gyotoku and Urayasu.



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The Map to Shinhosan Hosenji Temple

  • Shinhosan Hosenji Temple has a great accessibility from both Narita and Haneda International Airport.
  • From Narita International Airport, take JR Sobu-express line, transfer the line at Nishi-funabashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nakano or Mitaka, get off Myoden Sta. And also take Keisei-line, transfer the line at Funabashi to Sobu-Local line, and transfer the line at Nishi-funabashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nakano or Mitaka, get off Myoden Sta. It takes minimally 60 minutes from Narita Airport.
  • From Haneda International Airport, take Keikyu-line bound to Narita, transfer the line at Nihonbashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nishifunabashi, Tsudanuma or Katsutadai, get off Myoden Sta.
  • From Tokyo (Otemachi) Sta, take Tozai line of Tokyo Metro bound to Nishi-funabashi, Tsudanuma or Katsutadai, get off Myoden Sta.
  • From Akihabara Sta, take Sobu line bound to Chiba, Tsudanuma or Nishi Funabashi, transfer the line at Nishifunabashi to Tozai line of Tokyo Metro, get off Myoden Sta.
  • Take 8 minute walk from Myoden Sta.
Shinhosan Hosenji Temple
7-22 Hongyotoku, Ichikawa-shi, Chiba-ken