Built in 1659, during the Edo period by Buddhist monk, Nichiyu, the Shingen-ji Temple is located in Tokyo's Taito ... More
Iriya no Kishibojin (Shingen-ji Temple)
Built in 1659, during the Edo period by Buddhist monk, Nichiyu, the Shingen-ji Temple is located in Tokyo's Taito district. During the Meiji period, the temple became famous for its Iriya Asagao (Morning Glory) Festival, held every July. Dedicated to Kishibojin, the Buddhist goddess of children and mothers, the temple is accessible by the Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line and is only a short walk from the Iriya station. Admission is free.
The garden is reminiscent of Kyoto and predates the buildings in the compound. The landscaping is attributed to Kobori Enshu,
a renowned master. There is the ubiquitous heart shaped pond, stocked with turtles and carp and a teahouse removed ...
Opened in 1873 at the top of Ueno Hill, Tokyo's first public park houses several world class museums, a popular
zoo, shrines, temples, a rental boat lake, historical monuments, hundreds of cherry blossom trees, and a lotus pond. Ueno ...
Judo, if you have not seen it in the Olympics, relies mostly on throws and holds as opposed to the
blows of karate. Kodokan, a large judo practice hall, houses the All Japan Judo Federation, which is in charge ...
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