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The Nakayama Hina Matsuri Girl's Day Festival is held from mid-Feb. to March 3. The main venue is Nakayama Hokekyoji temple.
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JR Shimousa-Nakayama Station on the Sobu Line is close to Nakayama Hokekyoji temple.
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Hina dolls displayed inside JR Shimousa-Nakayama Station.
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JR Shimousa-Nakayama Station
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In front of JR Shimousa-Nakayama Station. Walk straight on the road between the buildings.
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Heading to Nakayama Hokekyoji temple.
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Hina dolls on a storefront.
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Manhole in Funabashi, Chiba
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Keep walking straight.
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Keep walking straight.
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Crossing the Keisei Line.
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Temple gate ahead.
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Portrait studio
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Manhole in Ichikawa, Chiba
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Sanmon Gate 三門
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Sanmon Gate 三門
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Sanmon Gate 三門
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Statue of Nichiren
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Statue of Nichiren
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Temple event schedule
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Entering the Sanmon Gate.
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Short path to the main temple.
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Smaller temples along the way.
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Nakayama Hokekyo annual event schedule
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Short bridge
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Nakayama Hokekyoji temple's Five-Story Pagoda 五重塔
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Nakayama Hokekyoji temple's Five-Story Pagoda, an Important Cultural Property 五重塔
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Map of Nakayama Hokekyoji temple
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Soshido Hall on right.
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Soshido Hall
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Soshido Hall, Important Cultural Property
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Path to Soshido Hall, the main temple. 祖師堂
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Incense burner
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Soshido Hall
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Soshido Hall is open to the public.
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Soshido Hall
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Soshido Hall
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Left side of Soshido Hall
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Left side of Soshido Hall
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Soshido Hall
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Soshido Hall
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View from Soshido Hall
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Sitting Daibutsu Buddha near the pagoda.
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Sitting Daibutsu Buddha near the pagoda.
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Sitting Daibutsu Buddha
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Sitting Daibutsu Buddha near the pagoda.
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日常上人
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日常上人
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Path embedded with small stones.
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Hon'in Hall 本院
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Hon'in Hall 本院
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Lobby of Hon'in Hall 本院
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Hina dolls inside Hon'in Hall 本院
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Scale model of the Three-Story Pagoda at Saimyoji temple in Shiga Prefecture. Inside Nakayama Hokekyoji temple in Ichikawa, Chiba.
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Scale model of the Three-Story Pagoda at Saimyoji temple in Shiga Prefecture. Inside Nakayama Hokekyoji temple in Ichikawa, Chiba.
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Hina dolls inside Hon'in Hall 本院
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Courtyard has a rock garden.
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Altar room at the end of the building. 鬼子母神堂
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Gift shop
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Yakudoshi ages
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Back of the Soshido
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Corridor to the Soshido (not open to the public).
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Indian-style Seikyoden building built in 1931. 聖教殿
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Seikyoden stores very important documents including those written by Nichiren. This building is to protect the documents from theft, natural disasters, etc. 聖教殿
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聖教殿
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Ema tablet
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Hokekyoji Shisokumon Gate
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Hokkedo Hall, Important Cultural Property 法華堂
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Hokkedo Hall, Important Cultural Property 法華堂
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Back of the Soshido
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刹堂
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刹堂
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Temple cemetery
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Way out
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