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Jyomyo-in Temple

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Jomyo-in Temple, constructed in 1666, enshrines so many Jizo (stone statue of guardian deities of children). They are referred to as "84,000 Jizo". The number "84,000" means countless in Buddhism and actually there are about 25,000 Jizo statues in the temple, which have been dedicated by believers to convey their wishes and hopes.
The "Hechima Kuyo" held here in every autumn is an invocation to the Hechima (or sponge cucumber) Jizo for the recovery of people with respiratory problems.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 7 minutes walk from JR Uguisudani Station

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 2-6-4, Uenosakuragi, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0002


Peter Sidell @RockCityBlue - 2016-04-20
A temple I went to with 84,000 Buddhas!


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