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Sugamo Jizo-dori Street

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Sugamo Jizo-dori street has prospered as a commercial district and place of worship since the middle period of the Edo era. Lined with temples and tiny shops, it not only preserves the good old landscapes and culture of Japan, but also treasures the old-fashioned hospitality of merchants.

Street address

4-22-8 Sugamo Toshima-ku, Tokyo

Access

Route1

  • About 5 minutes by foot from JR Yamanote Line, Sugamo Station, front exit.

Route2

  • About 2 minutes by foot from Toei Subway Mita Line, Sugamo Station, exit A3.

Opening Hours

Closed

Varies depending on the establishment

Website

Best season

All year

Point

Koganji Temple, where the Togenuki Jizo is enshrined, is a Buddhist temple that welcomes 8 million worshippers every year. On "ennichi," or days numbered with "4" in every month, tens of thousands of people visit. In particular, on the 24th of January, May, and September, a large festival is solemnly held for a Buddhist memorial service.
繧ケ繝昴ャ繝亥錐

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