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Kawagoe Daishi Kita-in Temple

Kawagoe Daishi Kita-in Temple photo

This entire area is designated as an important cultural property.
Buildings that were inside Edo Castle have been relocated here.
It also has the "Gohyaku Rakan", counted as one of the three greatest statues of Buddha's disciples in Japan.

Basic Information

Tourism Spot Name Kawagoe Daishi Kita-in Temple
Address 1-20-1 Kosenba-machi,Kawagoe-shi
TEL 049-222-5556(Kawagoe City Kawagoe Station Tourism Information Center)


Closed · 12/25 ~ 1/8

· 2/2 and 3

· 4/2 ~ 5

· Late April · Early May · Day before and after the Treasure Special Exhibition Dates

· 8/16

※ In addition, worship may be stopped on certain days for temple events.
Price < Prayer course>

Adults (over high school age) ¥400 / Elementary or middle school student: ¥200


Public Transport From Kawagoe Station on the JR line or Tobu Tojo Line, or Hon-Kawagoe Station on the Seibu Shinjuku Line, take the CO-EDO Loop Bus and get off at "Kita-in"
Car 15 minutes from Kawagoe IC on the Kan-Etsu Expressway
Parking Lot (Free)
Parking Lot (Toll) 133 spaces (\500)

Universal Support

AED (Automatic External Defribulator) General・Wheelchair Shared Elevator
Sign Language Toilet w/Handrail
Braille Explanation Multipurpose Toilet
Voice Guide Wheelchair Rental
Wheelchair Parking Guide Dogs/Aid Dogs
Floor Handrail Diaper Changing Support
Staircase Handrail Nursing Room
Wheelchair Slope Baby Keep or Baby Chair
Wheelchair Lift Baby Stroller Rentals (sometimes w/tolls)

Other Information

Free Wi-Fi
Duty-Free Shop
Foreign Language Support
Credit Cards