GUNMA Tourist Guide of Gunma Prefecture

Shorinzan Darumaji Temple

Shorinzan Darumaji Temple is the origin of "Takasaki Daruma" doll which is one of the famous lucky charms in Japan. The temple is constructed in 1697 and daruma dolls which completed its task for the past year are brought and piled up in the temple. On 6 and 7 January every year, "Shorinzan Nanakusa-Taisai Daruma-ichi" is held and many visitors come for the new daruma dolls.


Basic Information
  • Location: 296 Hanadaka-machi, Takasaki-shi, Gunma
  • Tel:+81-27-322-8800 (Shorinzan Darumaji Temple)
  • Open: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • ▼Fee: Free
  • ▼Access
  • ・ About 15 minutes on foor from Gunma-Yawata Station on JR Shin-etsu Line
    ・ About 20 minutes by bus from JR Takasaki Station
    ・ About 20 minutes by car from Maebashi IC of Kan-Etsu Expressway
Website: (Shorinzan Darumaji Temple): http://www.daruma.or.jp/eng/ (English)



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