Aizen'in Temple

AizeninAizen'in (愛染院), founded in 1433, is a Shingon Buddhist temple with well-maintained precincts. It is located in the northwestern part of former Tokyo City, and is a 2-min walk from Toei Oedo Line Nerima-kasugacho Station.

Main path
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Sanmon gate
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Sanmon is the main gate of the temple.

Nagayamon gate
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Shoro & Hondo
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Shoro is where a huge bell to tell time is hung. Hondo is the main hall of a temple. Here at Aizen'in, it is dedicated to Aizen Myooh.

Omote Shoin
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Omote Shoin is the temple office.

Tahoto & Daishido
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Tahoto is a kind of pagoda. It's made with concrete here. Daishido is where the sect founder Kukai is enshrined.

Aizen'in Temple
4-17-1 Kasugacho, Nerima-ku, Tokyo MAP
Access: a 2-min walk from Toei Oedo Line Nerimakasugacho Station
Area guide around this site