1.Basic Information about Gokokuji Temple
Gokokuji Temple was built in February 1681.
In spite of an earthquake and a war, it was left unchanged.
Its design traces the traditional grandeur of the Edo period into present times.
2.What to see,to do at
Gokokuji Temple has “Otowa Fuji”.
Otowa Fuji is one of the Fujizuka.
Fujizuka is, so to speak, a miniature Mt. Fuji.
It was created by believers of Mt. Fuji religion at the end of the Edo period.
It is said that climbing Fujizuka has the same benefits as climbing real Mt. Fuji.
2-2.Spring（March to May）
Various kinds of cherry blossoms bloom at Gokokuji Temple.
Weeping cherry blossoms are also beautiful
2-3.Summer（June to August）
Hydrangea blooms around June
Gokokuji is full of “temple cats”.
If you’re lucky, you can take a picture of the cat + something
2-4.Autumn（September to November）You can see cluster amaryllis after mid-September.
White flowers bloom first.
Later, red cluster amaryllis will bloom.
It’s probably impossible to see at the same time.
2-5.Winter（December to February）
Autumn leaves can be seen from mid-November.
In addition to the main hall, there are other attractions such as the Great Buddha.
Let’s go around from corner to corner.
3.Access to from Ikebukuro
Take the Yurakucho Line from Ikebukuro Station and get off at Gokokuji Station（2Stops）
When you get out of Exit 1,the back is Gokokuji Temple