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Zojoji Jizo HoyoZojoji (増上寺), located in Tokyo proper, is one of the largest Buddhist temples in this metropolis. For details about this temple, see the article on Zojoji Temple.
At this temple, a festival called Jizohon Daihoyo is held annually in mid-April.

Jizohon Daihoyo at Zojoji Temple

Jizohon Daihoyo (地蔵尊大法要), or Sentai Kosodate Jizoson Daihoyo (千躰子育地蔵尊大法要), is the annual grand festival for the more-than-a-thousand stone statuettes of Jizo wearing a red cap located on the northern edge of the temple grounds. These statues are called Sentai Kosodate Jizoson (千躰子育地蔵尊) which literally means "a thousand child-nurturing Jizoson" - Jizo(son) is a very popular Buddhist deity in Japan.
At this event, a procession marches from the Daimon Gate near Daimon Station of the Toei Oedo Line & Toei Asakusa Line, toward and into the temple.

Procession
Zojoji Jizo Hoyo
Zojoji Jizo Hoyo
Zojoji Jizo Hoyo
Zojoji Jizo Hoyo
Zojoji Jizo Hoyo
Zojoji Jizo Hoyo
Procession which entered the temple
Zojoji Jizo Hoyo
Zojoji Jizo Hoyo

This mikoshi (portable shrine) is a Shinto-style one. In fact, this mikoshi belongs to the Yuga Shrine in the northeastern corner of Zojoji Temple. Yuga Shrine is a Shinto-style shrine and is the spiritual guardian of the temple ground.

4-7-35 Shibakoen, Minato-ku, Tokyo MAP
Access: 3-min walk from Toei Subway Mita Line Onarimon Station or Shiba-koen Station, 10-min walk from JR Hamamatsucho Station
Area guide around this siteArticle on Zojoji Temple