Must-see Places

Eifukuji (Eifuku Temple)

Eifukuji is a temple of soto sect of Buddhism and called Ohisayamaeifukuji. It is said to have been built in 1648. As you walk through the gate, a gilt bronze statue and the statue of Jizobosatsu (the guardian deity of children), which you can hardly find in anywhere else in Shinjuku welcome you.

The bronze statue was made in 1756. It is 1.76 meters tall.

The other statue is sitting in the half lotus position. It was made in 1853 and is 1.08 meters tall.

Also, around the graveyard, there is Koshin tower surface of which is engraved with Rokujizo.

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Zip code 〒160-0022
Address 7-11-2, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
The nearest station, access
  • It is a 10-minute walk from Toei Oedo Line Higashi-Shinjuku Station
Phone number 03-3203-8910
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