Hosen-in Temple

Travel Guide - Hosen-in Temple


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.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00


  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 25 minutes walk from JR Musashi-Hikida Station

Address / Location

* Please click each address to show the location.


Poncho@Poncho207119611 - 2021/10/21 21:34
@ClimbhiKc @raniroyrocky 'The man who placed Quran in the temple is Iqbal 'Hosen' with sen in the end and we all kn… https://t.co/0uonJSgQjR
suman banerjee@sumanba00034966 - 2021/10/21 01:11
Just now Bangaladesh police and official media announces the name of the culprit. Eakbal Hosen, who kept the 'holy… https://t.co/ar0nBvgDQD
IANS Tweets@ians_india - 2021/10/17 02:52
A delegation of intellectuals met #Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner in #Agartala Mohammad Jobayed Hosen and u… https://t.co/qmLUmU79XX
Show More

Recommended Places

Hinode-Sanso Mountain villa
Hinode-Sanso was a mountain villa of the former Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone. The place is known as a place where he held a meet ...  more »
Daitoku-ji Temple
Daitoku-ji Temple was established in 1325 and is one of the biggest Zen temples in Kyoto. The temple was supported by many feudal lords, cour ...  more »
Higashi Gyoen Garden
Higashi Gyoen Garden (The Imperial Palace East Garden) is the only quarter of the Imperial Palace proper that is open to the public. The 53- ...  more »
Hakone Checkpoint (Hakone Sekisho)
During the Edo period (1603 – 1868), a nationwide road network was developed in Japan; along the way many Sekisho (checkpoints) were establis ...  more »
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
At this museum is shown the devastation of Nagasaki immediately after the atomic bombing and the reality of the damage with pictures and reli ...  more »
Shakuson-ji Temple (Nunobiki Kannon)
Shakuson-ji Temple is said to have been established in 724 by a high priest Gyoki. From the temple at the top you can see Mt. Asama. One of ...  more »
Asahi Furusato History Park
Asahi Furusato History Park was originally the Yatsuomote Burial Mound no. 18 site, which was excavated during the construction of the Hamada ...  more »