Naritasan (Naritasan Shinshoji Temple) is a large and highly popular Buddhist temple in Narita. It is a great site to visit if you have three or more hours to spend around the airport and wish to catch a glimpse of historic Japan.
Naritasan was built in the year 940 around its main sacred object of worship, a statue of the Buddhist Fudo Myoo deity. Kobo Daishi, the founder of the Shingon sect and one of the most important figures in Japan’s religious history.
Part of the fun of visiting Naritasan is its store lined approach, the Omotesando.
Naritasan’s Omotesando is a lively street lined by many kinds of restaurants and stores, that have been selling traditional crafts, foods and souvenirs to pilgrims and tourists for centuries.
Through the year, there are major traditional events will take place for example grand drum festival, Noh festival and tea ceremony and so on.
Address: 1 Narita, Narita, Chiba
Tel: +(81) 476-22-2111