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Takahata Fudoson (高幡不動尊)

This temple located in the Takahata district of Tokyo’s Hino City is the special head temple of the Chisan sect of Shingon Buddhism and its official name is “Takahatasan Myooin Kongo-ji Temple.” It was opened in the early Heian Period (794–1185) by Ennin (Jikaku Daishi) as a sacred ground for Tokan Chingo. Attracting faith as one of the Kanto region’s three largest fudo temples, it retains many important cultural properties such as the Fudo-do hall and its principal image of Fudo-myo’o (Acala), and the Niomon (Deva gate) with Kongo rikishi (Deva kings) statues on either side. The stone monument and bronze statue of Shinsengumi member Hijikata Toshizo (a military leader who helped Japan modernize in the transition from feudalism known as the Meiji Restoration of 1868) is another highlight. The temple is visited by many worshipers for hatsu-mode (New Year’s visit), the temple festival held on the 28th of each month, and the mountain hydrangea season in June.


Tokyo Hinoshi Takahata 733 (Tachikawa / Kunitachi / ChofuArea)

phone 0425910032

[Okuden/Large Sunday Hall] 9:00-16:00

Review of Takahata Fudoson Kongo-ji Temple

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/07/05 Beautiful
Hidden gem, I would highly recommend going around the area. And to the high view points, where you can get beautiful views of the shrines
Reviewed:2018/05/25 Wonderful first day In Japan
While chatting through texts with a local friend after our first night in town, he suggested the Takahatafudo temple, just a 15 minute bus ride from our location. After arriving we were both simply...
Reviewed:2018/04/16 Peaceful and perfection
A most beautiful Buddhist temple that captures a stillness and calmness that is hard to describe. A short walking distance from the train station and a must do inf in Tama. The grounds are large and...

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Tokyo Hinoshi Takahata 733 [map]
Tachikawa / Kunitachi / ChofuArea
[Okuden/Large Sunday Hall] 9:00-16:00
[Okuden/Large Sunday Hall] Monday
*Okuden/Large Sunday Hall is open during Jan. and various festivals Period
[Admission fee to worship] Okuden 300yen, Large Sunday Hall 200yen
Parking Lot
Available (only for car prayer)
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Other (some Available)
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Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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