Sôgen-ji, the temple of the kappa 曹源寺 (かっぱ寺)

A folk temple

 

Sôgen-ji is a very modern looking temple. However, any lover of legends must visit it: it is dedicated to Japan's most famous folkloric character, the kappa.

 


Address, timetable & access

  • Address

  • Phone

    +81 3-3841-2035
  • Timetable

    Inaricho Subway Station (Ginza Line) or Iriya Subway Station (Hibiya Line)
  • Access

    Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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