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Daido (Great Hall)

Explore a history-rich area / Ikegami Honmonji Temple

Route Description

Ikegami Sta.→Main Gate→Stone steps→Niomon Gate→Daido (Great Hall)→Honden (Main Shrine)→Tahoto Pagoda→Daibo→Honmonji Park→Roho Hall→Five-Story Pagoda→Ikegami Hall→Main Gate→Ikegami Sta.

The origins of the Ikegami Honmonji Temple date back to when Ikegami Munenaka, a devout follower of the great priest Nichiren, donated a part of his estate after Nichiren’s passing. The temple has been frequented by daimyo (samurai lords) in the Edo period; and politicians, business leaders, and artists in more recent times. Accordingly, the graves of many famous people can be found here. The temple holds its Oeshiki ceremony memorializing Nichiren for three days each year from October 11; the lantern parade held on the night of the 12th is particularly lively and is a local seasonal fixture. Work up a sweat walking while enjoying this historic destination.

* These are estimates given for a person, weight 60kg, moving at 4km per hour, walking 10 min.=30kcal, one step=70cm. The time required in parentheses is the amount of time it actually took members of the collaborating organization to walk the course.

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* This course is included on P.6 - 7 of the PDF Walking Map.

* Some details in the PDF walking map may differ from Google Map.

* Contact regarding the PDF walking map offered on this website.

[Ota City Health Promotion programs Department Health Care Management Division TEL 03-5744-1683]

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