Use the

Planning a Trip to Japan?

Share your travel photos with us by hashtagging your images with #visitjapanjp

Hattasan Soneiji Temple 法多山 尊永寺

Hattasan Sonei-ji Temple Hattasan Sonei-ji Temple
Hattasan Sonei-ji Temple Hattasan Sonei-ji Temple

The temple where good fortune resides, and a snack to dispel your bad luck

This temple dates from 725 and is the home of good fortune. It was founded by Gyoki Shonin and enshrines a statue of Avalokitesvara said to dispel evil and keep bad luck at bay.

How to Get There

You can reach the temple by train and taxi.

Take the JR Tokaido Line to Fukuroi Station. From there, the temple is a 15-minute taxi ride.

Good fortune

People travel from far and wide, particularly in the new year, to pray for protection and luck at this ancient Buddhist temple in Fukuroi. You can buy souvenirs and charms for that, including delicious yakuyoke dango, which is also said to remove bad luck.

Blossoms and lanterns

The temple grounds are covered by more than 200 cherry trees, drawing many visitors in spring. Summer sees the Ten Thousand Light Festival, where the whole precinct is lit up by lanterns. The temple's five bells and gate are recognized as Important Cultural Properties.

* The information on this page may be subject to change due to COVID-19.

Recommended for You

Hattasan Sonei-ji Temple
Hattasan Soneiji Temple
Hamamatsu Castle
Hamamatsu Castle
  • HOME
  • Hattasan Soneiji Temple

Please Choose Your Language

Browse the JNTO site in one of multiple languages