Hosen-in Temple is famous for its sedentary statue of wooden "Enma".
Enma (Yama) is the god of death in Hinduism and Buddhism.
The statue is believed to be made by Ryokai, a master craftsman of Buddhist image, in the middle of the Muromachi Era (1336 - 1573).
It is made of Hinoki cypress by assembling pieces of wood.
It is selected as one of the cultural assets of Tokyo.
- 9:00 - 17:00
- No closing days
Access / Public Transport
- 25 minutes walk from JR Musashi-Hikida Station