About this sight
Manpuku-ji Temple is one of the Seven Lucky Gods temples in Shibamata, and home of the god Fukurokuju, whose name means “fortune, happiness, and longevity”. Fukurokuju is also known for his wisdom, as depicted by his high forehead.
This is one of the Tokyo-Metropolitan-Selected Historical Buildings.
Traditional stores selling edible souvenirs line this paved walking street which leads to Shibamata Taishakuten (Taishakuten Daikyo-ji Temple).
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