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Naritasan Kawagoe Betsuin Hongyoin Temple成田山川越別院本行院


A Buddhist temple situated along Prefectural Route 15 in Kubo-machi, Kawagoe City. A branch temple of the Naritasan Shinshoji Temple to which a portion of the head temple's spirit of Acala was ritually transferred, the temple was founded by Ishikawa Sho'on in 1850. The temple holds a flea market on the 28th of each month and visitors will find a variety of stalls selling curios and other items.

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place Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Kubomachi 9-2
phone 0492220173

Review of Naritasan Kawagoebetsuin

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Reviewed:2017/03/24 Naritasan Shrine
A famous shrine in Kawagoe. It is a branch of the Naritasan Shinsoji Buddhist Temple of Narita, Chiba.

The temple is a popular place to pray for poor eyesight and general eye health. It has a turtle...
Reviewed:2016/08/29 Really fun antique fair!
This concrete shrine is pleasant enough, with a welcoming attitude and some high-tech gadgetry. (The large gong in the bell tower is sounded, not by a shaven-headed priest in flowing robes, but by a...
Reviewed:2016/05/21 A simple Buddhist temple.
A not-so-impressive temple but still possesses a charming solitude. Mistook this for Kita-in because of the huge Buddha statue right outside the gates.



Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Kubomachi 9-2 [map]



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Saitama Main Areas


Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you’ll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.