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Takahata-fudo temple

Takahata-fudo temple Takahata-fudo is a Buddhist temple of Shingon sect, and is located in Hino city about 30 km west of Shinjuku.
The formal name is Kongoji temple.

It is said that this temple was founded in the late 9th century by Priest En'nin according to Emperor Seiwa's wish.
It is enshrined the Fudo-myoo which is one of the Five Wisdom Kings.

Niomon (the main gate) and Fudodou (the main temple) were built in the 14-15th centuries, and many Buddhist statues housing in the buildings were made in the 10-15th centuries.
Most of them are designated as a nationally important cultural assets.

How to get to here

About 2 minutes walk from Takahata-fudo station on Keio Line.
To Takahata-fudo station, about 30-35 minutesfrom Shinjuku by express to Keio-Hachioji or Takaosan-guchi.




Niomon of Talahata-fudo temple
The statues in Niomon
Fudodou in takahata-fudo
A ritual in Takahata-fudo
Five-story pagoda in takahata-fudo
Horinkaku in Takahata-fudo

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