About Naritasan

Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Narita, Chiba Prefecture. The temple deity is Fudo Myo-o and has long been known as “Narita Fudo”. This place is major center of Fudoson belief. About 3 million people visit the temple from January 1st to January 3rd for the first prayer worship of the year. It is also known that sumo wrestlers and popular actors scatter beans during the Setsubun Festival in February at this temple.

The temple is closely related to the famous Kabuki Ichikawa family.
This well-known Kabuki family, the name of "Naritaya" Ichikawa Danjuro is originated in Naritasan.

Since opening, we have been carrying out a continuous Ogoma prayer.
We have been praying for world peace and the fulfillment of each visitor's request.

About Naritasan

Temple Grounds Guide

Tour guides, who reside at Naritasan, are available upon request. Our knowledgeable veteran staff will guide you to the highlights of Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple. It includes divine benefit spots for good money fortune and good marriage.
They also have nationally designated cultural heritage buildings and a nature park.

*Please make a reservation beforehand if you are visiting as a group.

Guide service hours: 10:00-15:00
Reception: Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple 1st floor of Shinto Kaikan Hall, information desk in front of Daihondo Hall.
Contact: Narita Volunteer Guide Association
Narita-san Shinsho-ji Shinto Kaikan Hall, 1 Narita, Narita City, Chiba Prefecture, 286-0023
TEL: 0476-22-2111 (Main line) and 541 (Extension)
FAX: 0476-23-1661
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Please Donate in Order to Protect the Important Architectural Monuments.

Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple has many important nationally designated cultural heritage buildings. We kindly ask for your donations to help us renovate and continue to pass this important historical culture onto the next generation.

Donations are accepted at each reception desk. Those who donate will have their name recorded for Naritasan for good.

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