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  • Kagurazak Zenkokuji Temple

5-36 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
From Toei Ushigome-Kagurazaka Station A3 Exit: 3 mins on foot / From Tokyo Metro Iidabashi Station B3 Exit: 5 mins / JR Iidabashi Station: 8 mins
Beautiful day, wonderful weather!!! Today I visited one of my favorite places, symbol of Kagurazak district-the Zenkokuji Temple.
The main image of this temple is its Bishamon. Bishamonten is one of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune and the Bishamonten-zo statue was enshrined in the temple when the temple was built. According to Indian Buddhism, Bishamon is the god of war and warriors, and a dispenser of wealth and good fortune. Literarily the word Bishamon word means to listen in The Indian language.
The Bishamon was born. The Bishamon was born in Tiger year. So, at the entrance of the temple stood two structures of animal figures this temple has over 4000 years of history and it was used ruled by one of a famous General To Kugawa. Recent days, Front Street of this temple is called Monzen district. There are numbers of high class shops, cafe houses, you can have fun. There are even some luxurious restaurants that offer service to current famous stars in entertainment world.
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