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Also known as Soji-ji temple.
•From Kita-senju Station, get on the Tobu Skytree Line.
•At Nishi-arai Station, change to the Tobu Daishi Line and ride it to the next station, Daishimae.
•The temple begins right outside the station’s only exit.
• On your right as you walk toward the main temple is a side courtyard with strangely compelling Jizo figures.
•The tree peony garden (late April-early May) is on your left as you enter the main temple grounds
• The Jizo figure that cures warts is near the back gate leading to the shopping street.
• The fragrant peony garden (early-mid May) and a small stroll garden with a waterfall are in the northwest corner of the grounds.
• The Inari fox shrine is in the northeast corner of the grounds.
While you’re in Japan, read a novel set in Tokyo!