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Minato 7 Lucky Gods Tour

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Minato 7 Lucky Gods Tour (港七福神) is one of the Seven Lucky Gods tours around Tokyo Tower. The pilgrimage Shichfukujin, the 7 lucky Gods, is one of the popular worshippings in any place of Japan. Most of the towns in Japan has temples and shrines that enshrine each one of 7 Lucky Gods. There are 7 different temples and shrines you workshop and correct special stamp.

Tourist Info.
There is no parking.
You can use a restroom at each temple and shrines.
Time: 9:00 to 17:00
Cost: 2400 yen
Time: about 2 and half hours.
Period: January 1 to Coming adult day around 10th.

Access
Start from Nanboku Line Azabujuban Station.


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Minato 7 Lucky Gods Tour
The pilgrimage Shichfukujin, the 7 lucky Gods, is one of the popular worshippings in any place of Japan. Most of the towns in Japan has temples and shrines that enshrine each one of 7 Lucky Gods. Every town and city of Japan have this 7 lucky gods tour. Not only Goshuin, the red sign, but some of the tours has special dolls, figures, and great gifts. 7 Lucky Gods Tour travels famous temples and shrines of each location. So, it is simply great tourism. Most of the sacred statues are open for public only early January. So, collect the good luck at the beginning of the year!

Tour
Starts at Juban Inari Shrine where there is a treasure ship with all 7 lucky gods on.

Daihoji Temple: enshrines Daikokuten.
Daikokuten has a hammer with the right hand, and a lucky bag on left hand. Then, he stands on two straw rice bags. He is the combination gods of Indian god and Japanese god.
This Temple was established in 1597.

Azabu Hikawa Shrine: enshrines Bisyamonten.
Bisyamonten is Indian God of War. It is also known as Tamonten in Japan. He is not only the god of war, but also the god of treasure and wealth. He wears yellow armor, a pagoda on the left hand and a spear on right hand.He is stepping on the evil with his angry face. This shrines established in 1658 to 1661.

Sakurada Shrine: enshrines Jurojin
Jurojin is the founder of Taoism. It's the wizard who turned out from Laozi. He wears a cute cap, and has a long stuff and a deer as the partner. This shrine established in 1180.

Sakurada Shrine: enshrines Fukurokuju
Fukurokuju is Laozi in China. His name is made from, Fuku of Lucky, Roku of wealth, Ju of eternal life. He has long head, long beard, stuff and his partner crane. It has a history of over 600 years of history.

Hisakuni Shrine: enshrines Hoteison
Hotei is Zen priest who existed in China during 10th century. His real name is Kaishi.
Hotei has a huge belly and great smile. He has a fan called Bashosen and like Daikoku, he has a lucky bag. Established by Ota Dokan who built Edo castle.

Kumano Shrine: enshrines Ebisu
Ebisi is the lucky god with a fishing pole on right hand, and red bream on left hands. Ebisu is the only Japanese God in 7 Lucky Gods.

Hojuin Temple: enshrines Benzaiten
Benzaiten is the only Goddess in 7 Lucky Gods. She was originally Indian Goddess. Because she carries a guitar, people think she is the god of entertainment. However, she is actually a god of water. Benten Shrine in Japan always located near water.

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