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Kawasaki Daishi Heiken-ji Temple

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4-48 Daishi-machi, Kawasaki 210-0816, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kawasaki Daishi Temple welcomed me and I was fortunate that the weather was sunny and crisp. Everywhere I turned buddhist marvels welcomed me and invited me to explore and be one with such precious calm. A truly lovely place with wonderful sights and experiences...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KATYAvK1972
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This temple is located in the southt of Kawasaki city.You may reach it by Daishi-line from Kawasaki station.It is ranked as the 3rd place next to Fushimi Inari shrine in Kyoto and Meiji Jingu shrine in Tokyo as for the number of worshipers on New...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mitsuowt6801
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Went there on a Sunday. There was a "festival" with many wind chimes (the one with glass dome on top) being shown. Including across the main temple entrance. Started from Shin-Yokohama station. Took train to Higashi-Kanagawa (Yokohama Line), then transferred to train to Kawasaki station...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Boowicked
Reviewed June 19, 2018

One of the largest in the area, famouce for Yakuyoke or amlet. A good place to see an old tradishion still practiced in Japanese daily life. Including small shops, it will be interesting for people never visited similar places. A very popular Hatsumoude place, the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Yasuo S
Reviewed June 18, 2018

厄除け神社として関東では、有名な場所です。 Kawasaki Daishi Heikenji Temple belongs to the Chisan School of Shingon Buddhism.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank nishinkon
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

I went there for a short day trip from Tokyo. It was an easy travel of about an hour by train. The short walk to the temple from the station is interesting as the streets are lined with shops selling sweets and colourful daruma dolls...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mangayarkarasi
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Daishi while the penis festival was on. Of course it was very busy and there were food stalls of all types in the courtyard - lots of interesting smells and queues for popular foods like bbq steak. The temple is big and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Juniperberry29
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We visited this large shrine during the Kanamara festival in Kawasaki. This place is spread out and is probably a nice peaceful place to picnic when the festival is not happening. Way to many people visiting during Kanamara and the crowds spill over here. It...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AriEsideTRack3d
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Such an abundance of tranquility at this temple. I went on their busiest festival day of the year and still managed to find it serene. Don't just visit the temples here - walk around the park and experience the atmosphere as a whole. Be sure...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank BrianRooney
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

It is a very famous temple of Mikkyo style. It is strongly recommended to attend Bon fire ceremony there. Better check timetable at web site before visit. Shops around the temple are also charming and nice.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Only festival times. Pack something and have a picnic or plan to eat somewhere else.
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