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Arai Yakushi Baisho-in Temple新井薬師梅照院

Temple

A Buddhist temple located in Arai, Nakano City, Tokyo. The official title of the temple is Araisan Baisho-in; it is also popularly known as the Arai Yakushi. The temple's principal object of worship, ordinarily hidden from general view, is a sculpture of Bhaisajyaguru and Cintamani-cakra merged into one (the sculpture is only revealed during the year of the tiger according to the Chinese zodiac). After Tokugawa Masako, the son of the second Tokugawa shogun Hidetada, was cured of an eye illness through prayer here, the temple came to be known for healing eye diseases. The temple is also believed to aid in childrearing and healing child illnesses.

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place Tokyo Nakano-ku Arai 5-3-5
phone 0333861355

Review of Araisan Baisho-in Temple

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Reviewed:2017/08/20 花見にも最適、年始にも最適
花見のシーズンも綺麗でかつ、酔っ払い天国でない花が見れるし、初詣も時期遅らせればそれほど人多くなく、楽しめます。都心なのに、神域という感じが残っている数少ない聖域かと。
This Place is small but Japanese old traditoinal temple. If you visit spring,you see best Cherry blossom.
Reviewed:2018/06/10 新井薬師
西部新宿線、新井薬師前駅から行くのが近いのですが、中野駅から薬師あいロード商店街を抜けていくのが風情があって良いと思います。境内は厳かでありながらも庶民的で、中野のお薬師さん言った感が漂います。雰囲気良くリラックスできますので、中野に行ったら立ち寄ってみるのも良いと思います。
Reviewed:2018/05/05 地元の人が多い
「中野に行く」と言ったら
知人からこちらをすすめられた。
非常に有名なお薬師さんということで訪問。
境内は静かで落ち着いた感じ。
JR中野駅まで20分以上歩いたが、
商店街などもあり、なんとか歩けた。
西武の駅から行く方が断然近い。

Details

Address

Tokyo Nakano-ku Arai 5-3-5 [map]

Phone

0333861355

Hours
[Pilgrimage Hours] 9:00-17:00
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
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