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Soshuji Temple (Sanoyakuyoke-daishi) (惣宗寺(佐野厄よけ大師))

Sanoyakuyoke-daishi is the popular name of this Tendai Buddhist temple in Sano City, Tochigi Prefecture. The name was made famous via TV commercials. A protective statue of the priest Ryogen is installed, so the temple has become associated with warding off misfortune. It’s one of the three main Tendai temples of the Kanto region for improving your luck, so every New Year’s Day people pour in for Hatsumode, the first prayers of the New Year.

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Tochigi Pref. Sanoshi Kanaikamichou 2233 (Sano / AshikagaArea)

phone 0283225229
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8:20-16:40

Review of Sano Yakuyoke Daishi Temple

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Reviewed:2017/01/17 Beautiful, famous temple in a small, unassuming town
I live only minutes from this temple, and get to walk by it every day. Its a beautiful structure, bright red with gold peaks that glow in the afternoon sun. The grounds are small but peaceful and...
Reviewed:2020/02/17 昔と違って商業的な感じ
10年ぶりくらいに訪問しましたが、おみくじの自動販売機がずらりと並んでいる光景にまずびっくり。
お正月の時期は混むのかもしれませんが、それにしても商業的になったなという印象がぬぐえず、ちょっと引きました。
Reviewed:2020/02/10 参道の露店が賑やか
1月5日(日)に日帰りバスツアーで初詣に行きました。10年位前に車中泊バスツアーで大晦日に来たときはものすごい人出で、駐車場でバスを降りて参拝してバスに戻るまでちょうど2時間かかりましたが、今回はほとんど並ばずに参拝できたので逆に時間を持て余してしまいましたが、門前に観光物産館がありそこで時間を潰せたのがありがたかったです。境内のトイレはきれいですがおみくじなどの自動販売機は風情がありません。前回...

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Address
Tochigi Pref. Sanoshi Kanaikamichou 2233 [map]
Area
Sano / AshikagaArea
Phone
0283225229
Hours
8:20-16:40
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Worship fee] Free
Parking Lot
Available(1,000spaces)
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER)
Smoking
Available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Pet friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Most visits to Tochigi revolve around Nikko, a small city home to the spectacular, lavishly decorated Toshogu Shrine and Nikko National Park with its mountains, lakes, waterfalls, onsen, and wild monkeys. Neighboring Oku-Nikko is an extension of the fantastic scenery famous for its autumn leaves, while Tochigi's capital, Utsunomiya, is the only place in the world where you can find oya stone beautifully exhibited in temples and the Oya History Museum.