Saisyoji Temple(Ooiwasan Bishamonten)    Western Area Shrines and Temples  the Seven Lucky Gods 

It is called Ooiwasan (Mt. Ooyama) Bishamonten and is known as one of Japan's three largest Bishamonten along with Shigisan (Mt. Shigi) in Nara and Kuramayama (Mt. Kurama) in Kyoto. It originates in the fact that a priest Gyoki Shonin was looking for the place that is suitable for worshiping the pure gold Bishamonten statue, God stood on a dream pillow and told him about Mt. Oiwa in Tenpyo 17 (745)
Every year, festival with bizarre and unusual ritual “Akutai Festival” is held from middle of New Year's Eve, and Takinagashi no Shiki” is held at midnight on the first day of New year.
This temple is One of the Ashikaga Shichifukujin (Seven Gods of good fortune)
(Bishamonten bring you academic achievement and Protecting against misfortune)
Basic Information・Access
264 Ooiwa-cho, Ashikaga City, 326-0841 (Saishoji Temple Main Hall)
570 Ooiwa-cho, Ashikaga City, 326-0841 (Bishamonten Main Hall)

+81-284-21-8885(Main Hall)
+81-284-21-0211 (Bishamonten)

Web Site
Saishoji Temple Original Page

30 minutes from Ashikaga I.C on the Kita-Kanto Expressway
25 minutes from Oota-Kiryu I.C on the Kita-Kanto Expressway
60 minutes from Sano-Fujioka I.C on the Tohoku Expressway 
20 minutes by Taxi from Tobu Isesaki-Line Ashikagashi Station or JR Ryomo Line Ashikaga Station

Car Park

Facility Information
Feel free to visit 
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