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Kishimojin雑司ケ谷 鬼子母神

Temple

A shrine which worships Kishimojin, the goddess of easy childbirth and child rearing. The name of the shrine’s famed osen dango (sweet dumplings) is a play on words—Kishimojin had one thousand (sen) children (ko – changed to “go” in dango), and thus these little treats also serve as a prayer to be blessed with children. The gingko trees on the shrine grounds are said to be some 700 years old and have been designated Natural Monuments by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. The Oeshiki Taisai festival commemorating the Buddhist priest Nichiren’s death is held at the shrine each year from October 16 to 18. During the festival, the approach to the shrine is lined with bustling street stalls.

place

3-15-20 Miscellaneous Shogo Gorge Toshima-ku, Tokyo (Ikebukuro / SugamoArea)

phone 0339828347
place

9:00-17:00

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Address
3-15-20 Miscellaneous Shogo Gorge Toshima-ku, Tokyo [ map ]
Area
Ikebukuro / SugamoArea
Phone
0339828347
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
open everyday
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Not available
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Not available

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