Sogenji Temple (Kappa-dera temple), Taito

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  • Within the grounds of Sogenji Temple, sit a pair of perfectly preserved Kappa. Child of the river and an imaginary animal said to help local people with float control, or so the confusing sign...  more »
  • Taito-ku Matsu is the Soto sect temple on Tani 3-chome. It was built in Wadakura in 1588 and moved to its current location after the Great Fire in 1657. There is a temple in the precincts that enshrines Kappa Daimyojin, and it is popular as [Kappa-ji]. I think that it is one of the temples that I want to visit when I walk around Asakusa.
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  • The tomb of Kurokawa family is here. October 28th is my father's anniversary. Higan grave the other day too. After praying, he was a very good Iida shop. The place where the temple is is Ujiko of the Inari shrine. I carry a mikoshi every year. Known as Kappa Temple. We also have a kappa. The sect of the Soto sect Nagaira. Higan, Asakusa three companies Matsuri (next to Shikurasaki Middle Town Mikoshi), Arrowhead Inari Shrine Mikoshi, New year, Father's anniversary, the end of the year and I go to Asakusa direction easily.
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