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Townscape of Shinsho-ji and the temple’s precincts

Numerous visitors from all across Japan come to Naritasan to visit this temple town, a town of merchants whose old buildings retain the atmosphere of the Edo period.

The principle deity of the temple is a Fudo Myo-o statue, thought to have been made by Kobo Daishi, that is popularly known as
“Ofudo-san of Narita”.

He is famous for providing a wide variety of benefits, from traffic safety and career success to household well-being, business success, and romantic fulfillment.

Time:
2Hour(s)
Distance:
1km
  1. 1JR Narita Sta.

    Address
    Narita City839 Hanazakicho
    URL
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  3. 2Omotesando Road

    Omotesando Road is 800 meters,which lies from JR Narita Station to Omotesando Road, leads straight to Narita’s famous Shinshoji Temple. There are inns, restaurants, and numerous souvenir shops. For over 300 years, shopkeepers here have been welcomed visitors to this town. To keep with its history and tradition, it is not out of place here to see kimono-wearing proprietors greeting their customers. Omotesando Road also has countless restaurants which serve the local delicacy of eel cuisine. Narita city opens numerous events throughout the year, and many events are opened on Omotesando street. This place is the perfect place to enjoy and participate in a traditional Japanese festival.

    Address
    Narita CityShopping and dining area between Narita station and Naritasan Shinshoji temple
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  5. 3Ryokan Ohnoya

    Narita’s Ryokan Ohno is a shop with a long and venerable history. In February of 2005, the Japanese Ministry of Education added our building to the list of registered historical cultural properties. Come in and enjoy a meal at our place.

    Address
    Narita City371, Nakamachi
    URL
    Web Site
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  7. 4Ichiryugan Mitsuhashi Pharmacy

    In business for over 280 years, our pharmacy specializes in Chinese herbal remedies. With a stock of over 300 herbs, we are able to make a herbal remedy that can help you.

    Address
    Narita City363, Nakamachi
    URL
    Web Site
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  9. 5Naritasan Shinshoji Temple

    Naritasan Shinshoji Temple is the head temple of Shingonshu
    sect and is affectionately known as "Narita's 0-Fudo-sama."
    The top-ranked of the "Big Three" temples of the Kanto
    region, it is visited by about 10 mi llion people each year. In
    1980, 5 important religious structures from relatively modern
    times were designated as important cultural properties:
    Komyodo Hall and Shakado Hall, which were formerly the
    main building, and the Three-storied Pagoda, Niomon Gate,
    and Gakudo Hall.

    Address
    Narita City1, Narita
    URL
    Web Site

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