The status as a historic old temple and the taste of soba Jindai-Ji Temple, with the breathe of the history and the Japanese atmosphere, in the rich nature town
Chofu City takes about 20 minutes by a train from Shinjuku in Tokyo.
It has good access from the central Tokyo, the good atmosphere to live, old temples, and the rich nature that remains the nature of Musashino, so that it has developed as a bed town that a lot of people lives.
Jindai-Ji Temple is known as the second historic temple in Tokyo, following to Senso-Ji Temple in Asakusa, and it was opened in 733.
It is a traditional historic old temple that has the national treasure image of Buddha and cultural properties, and a lot of tourists from both inside and outside of Japan visit here throughout a year.
Also, Jindai-Ji Temple is famous by “Jindai-Ji Dharma Market”, that is to call the spring during the season of ume blossoms.
Also this year, Jindai-Ji Temple Dharma Market was held from 3/3 to 3/4.
It is one of “The Three Biggest Dharma Market of Japan”, and also said the most famous Dharma Market in Japan.
Another famous thing in Jindai-Ji Temple is “Jindai-Ji Temple Soba”.
Long time ago, the soba flour was dedicated to Jindai-Ji Temple instead of the rice, and it became the root of Jindai-Ji Temple.
Around Jindai-Ji Temple, where is also known as the place of the spring water, there are conditions to cook delicious soba.
In the Edo Period, it was dedicated to the General family.
Around Jindai-Ji Temple, there are a lot of soba restaurants.
After passing through the tasteful exterior as the Japanese style house and a shop curtain, you can spend the luxurious moment by eating delicious soba and drinking delicious alcohol while relaxing on the tatami and seeing the green across the window.
Also, Jindai-Ji Temple is known as the “Second home town” of “Shigeru Mizuki”, who is a famous cartoonist in Japan, and there is a cafeteria “Kitaro-Chaya”, motived from “Gegege-no-Kitaro”, that is Mizuki’s most important work.
It is the world of Kitaro; there are the tree house, and Kitaro power…
You can enjoy this tasteful “tatami floored gallery”.
Relax time flows in Jindai-Ji Temple, Chofu.
Please experience the high status atmosphere of an old historic temple, the townscape with the rich nature, delicious soba, and the world of Kitaro!
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