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Seven Lucky Gods in Asakusa

Seven Lucky Gods in Asakusa


“It is popular to visit seven lucky gods in Japan!”

It is very popular among Japanese to visit Shichifukujin (seven lucky gods) to pray for good fortunes. The seven lucky gods are Daikokueten, Ebisuten, Bishamonten, Fukurokuju, Jurojin, Benzaiten, and Hoteiten. Asakusa has 9 temples and shrines in total that enshrine the seven lucky gods! You can go all the temples and shrines in a half day as they are close to each other. 9 temples and shrines are Sensoji Temple (Daikokuten), Asakusa Jinja Shrine (Ebisuten), Honryuin Temple (Bishamonten), Imado Jinja Shrine (Fukurokuju), Yasaki Inari Jinja Shrine (Fukurokuju), Fudoin Temple (Hoteiten), Ishihama Jinja Shrine (Jurojin), Otori Jinja Shrine (Juroin), and Yoshiwara Jinja Shrine (Benzaiten).