3-4/Mar.2018 Daruma market, Jindaiji Temple

Sightseeing information about 3-4/Mar.2018 Daruma market, Jindaiji Temple in Japan.

3-4/Mar.2018 Daruma market, Jindaiji Temple3.5

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 from 3/3 '19 to 3/4 '19


As a part of Ganzandaishi festival, the largest of Jindaiji Temple events, Daruma doll market will open on 3rd and 4th of March.
Daruma doll is modeled after Bodhidharma, the founder of the Zen sect of Buddhism,
and is regarded as a talisman of good luck in Japan, hence very popular. There will be some 300 Daruma doll shops at the festival in Jindaiji Temple and lots of people will come after the dolls making the temple so busy and crowded.
Jindaiji Temple can be reached by bus (25 to 30 minutes) from Mitaka Sta. or Kichijoji Sta. on JR Chuo Line, or from Tsutsujigaoka Sta. or Chofu Sta. on Keio Line.

PurposeFestivals,elderly,experience,family,knows a lot about Japan,shrine/temple,art,sightseeing,an eating tour
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5.03 months ago

Jindaiji is one of the famous Temple in Tokyo. It is also the second oldest Temple which built in 733.
This Temple has well-preserved grounds and historic architecture in which can allow visitors to experience what Japan’s feudal past looked like. The Temple also served as a good place of prayer for people from all walks of life, from peasants and merchants to samurais.
You may also take a look botanical gardens as well as Kitaro Taro Tea House.
Remember to take good pictures with Kitaro to make peace on earth.

5.0a month ago

Lovely magic place far off the rush of Tokyo. Very special!!! Plus very good soba-dishes!

5.02 months ago

The temple is really beautiful, but the surrounding areas also just as pretty!
Jindaiji is also famous for buckwheat noodles, and the 100 percent buckwheat noodles are reealllyy good!

5.02 months ago

Nice place to get refreshed on a hot day. There are lots of Japanese soba restaurants to pick from. In general this zone in mitaka is very nice with lots of green

5.02 months ago

The small village around the temple was gorgeous. Tons of shopping and great food