Famed for the beauty of its cherry blossoms, this temple was founded in 1586 and flourished alongside the Monzen Shopping Street. It is said that praying here can help heal your eye ailments and assist with raising children. Tea made from the trees used to make eye medicine is one of many popular souvenirs available. The well on the temple grounds is open to the public, allowing visitors to refresh both their mind and their body on the premises.
Transport 5-minute walk from the South Exit of Araiyakushi-mae Station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line; 18-minute walk from the North Exit of Nakano Station on the JR Chuo Line
Experience sumo - a Japanese sport with more than 1,500 years' history
Ryogoku Kokugikan Sumo Hall (Japan Sumo Association), 1-3-28 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0015
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