Shibamata Taishakuten

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Shibamata Taishakuten

Shibamata Taishakuten (柴又帝釈天) is a Buddhist temple in Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1629, the main image is of Taishakuten.[1] In 1996 the Ministry of the Environment designated the temple and its ferryboat as one of the 100 Soundscapes of Japan.[2] In 2009 the temple and its ferryboat were selected as one of the 100 Landscapes of Japan (Heisei era).[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About Shibamata Taishakuten". Shibamata Taishakuten. Retrieved 22 April 2011.
  2. ^ "6G - Conservation of Good Sound Environment". Ministry of the Environment. Archived from the original on 29 July 2012. Retrieved 21 April 2011.
  3. ^ "100 Landscapes of Heisei announced". Yomiuri Shimbun. Retrieved 22 April 2011.

External links[edit]

Shibamata Taishakuten homepage

Coordinates: 35°45′30″N 139°52′42″E / 35.75833°N 139.87833°E / 35.75833; 139.87833