Matsuchiyama Shoden Temple

Travel Guide - Matsuchiyama Shoden Temple


The temple grounds of Matsuchiyama Shoden house among other things, a reconstructed Tanka poem inscription by the early Edo era (1603 – 1868) poet Toda Mosui, as well as a stone tablet commemorating the advent of talkie movies.
The Daikon Matsuri (Radish Festival) is held in January, and the Kaizan-e Koutoukaji-e is held in September.

The area around Matsuchiyama Shoden Temple, near the birthplace of writer Ikenami Shotaro, is often featured in his novels.

Opening Hours

  • 6:00 - 16:30 (April - September)
  • 6:30 - 16:30 (October - March)


  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes walk from Asakusa Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line (G19), Tobu Skytree Line (TS01), or Toei Asakusa Line (A18)

Address / Location

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