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Sugamo Jizo Street

[Shopping Street]

[Overall] Sightseeing
★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ (6.0/10.0)

Features
◎ Enjoyable
△ Beautiful
○ Relaxing
◎ Unique
◎ Japanese

TRY JAPAN recommends ...

1: to experience the atmosphere of shopping street for elderly people
2: to see Togenuki Kannnon at Koganji Temple
3: to see the Jizo, one of the Edo six Jizoson, at Shinseiji Temple

Shopping street that is famous as "Harajuku of grandmothers"

If you visit Sugamo Jizo Street, you can walk around a shopping street that is kind to elderly people.

It is a popular shopping street as "Harajuku of grandmothers." It is about 780 meter long with about 200 shops including shops mainly for elderly people that deal with clothings, green tea and Japanese sweets.

There are Buddhist temples along the street. Koganji Temple is a small Buddist temple of Soto sect that is famous for Togenuki Jizo. Worshippers follow the line in front of Arai Kannon. Also, Shinshoji Temple is a small Buddist temple of Singon sect near Sugamo station. There is a Jizo statue that is one of Edo six jizosons. Moreover, there is Sugamo Koshin-zuka near Koshinzuka station.

It has a history as a rest stop of Nakasendo Road since Edo period (1603-1867). It is a large shopping street at commercial area in Sugamo, Toshima City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Sugamo station.

Event Information

"End of the Year in 2017, Charity Rice Cake Making Festival"
December 10, 2017 (Sunday): This event is held in front of Sugamo Post Office in Sugamo Jizo Street.

"Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple Grand Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
January 24, 2018 (Wednesday)

Finished Event Information

"Togenuki Jizo Grand Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
May 24, 2015 (Sunday)

"Million Times Grand Buddhist Rosary Memorial Service" (This event is held at Shinshoji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
June 24, 2015 (Wednesday)

"The 8th Sugamo Morning Glory Fair"
from July 2, 2015 (Thursday) to July 4, 2015 (Saturday)

"Shinshoji Temple Enma Festival" (This event is held at Shinshoji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
July 16, 2015 (Thursday)

"The 31st Sugamo Noryo Bon Dance Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
from July 28, 2015 (Tuesday) to August 1, 2015 (Saturday)

"The 38th Very Small Festival" (This event is held at Shinshoji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
from August 25, 2015 (Tuesday) to August 26, 2015 (Wednesday)

"The 3rd Sugamo Whale Festival 2015"
from September 3, 2015 (Thursday) to September 6, 2015 (Sunday)

"Togenuki Jizo Grand Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
September 24, 2015 (Thursday)

"Nakasendo: Marché in Autumn" (This event is held at Sugamon Open Space in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
October 3, 2015 (Saturday)

"The 81th THE DON GARA"
from October 10, 2015 (Saturday) to October 18, 2015 (Sunday)

"Shikoku Ehime ~Mimachi Miiro!! Uchiko Town, Ozu City and Seyo City come in Sugamo"
from October 31, 2015 (Saturday) to November 1, 2015 (Sunday)

"The 23th Sugamo Nakasendo Chrysanthemum Festival"
from November 6, 2015 (Friday) to November 14, 2015 (Saturday)

"End of the Year in 2015, Charity Rice Cake Making Festival" (November 28, 2015 (Saturday) and December 5, 2015 (Saturday))
November 28, 2015 (Saturday): This event is held in front of Sugamo Post Office in Sugamo Jizo Street.
December 5, 2015 (Saturday): This event is held at Sugamon Open Space in Sugamo Jizo Street.

"The 5th Santa-Sugamon and Friends★2015" (This event is held at Sugamon Open Space in Sugamo Jizo Street and Taisho University Chapel.)
December 13, 2015 (Sunday)

"Osame-Jizo" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
December 24, 2015 (Thursday)

"The 41st Radio Charity Musicthon" (This event is held at Sugamon Open Space in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
from December 24, 2015 (Thursday) to December 25, 2015 (Friday)

"Hatsu-Jizo" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
January 4, 2016 (Monday)

"Togenuki Jizo Grand Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
January 24, 2016 (Sunday)

"Togenuki Jizo Setsubun Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
February 3, 2016 (Wednesday)

"Sugamo ・ Keiozakura (Cherry Blossom) Festival" (This event is held at Sugamon Open Space in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
February 20, 2016 (Saturday)

"The Best Season for Viewing Flower"
from February 17, 2016 (Wednesday) to February 29, 2016 (Monday)

"Fukui Prefecture Obama City Products Fair" (This event is held at Sugamon Open Space in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
March 16, 2016 (Wednesday)

"The 82nd THE DON GARA"
from March 19, 2016 (Saturday) to March 21, 2016 (Monday, Substitute Holiday)

"Someiyoshino Cherry Blossom Festival" (This event is held at Sugamon Open Space in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
March 26, 2016 (Saturday)

"The 66th Flower Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
April 3, 2016 (Sunday)

"Togenuki Jizo Grand Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
May 24, 2016 (Tuesday)

"Sugamo Marchant Festival" (This event is held at Sugamo Jizo Street and Taisho University.)
from June 11, 2016 (Saturday) to June 12, 2016 (Sunday)

"Million Times Grand Buddhist Rosary Memorial Service" (This event is held at Shinshoji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
June 24, 2016 (Friday)

"The 9th Sugamo Morning Glory Fair"
from July 2, 2016 (Saturday) to July 4, 2016 (Monday)

"Shinshoji Temple Enma Festival" (This event is held at Shinshoji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
July 16, 2016 (Saturday)

"The 32nd Sugamo Noryo Bon Dance Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
from July 28, 2016 (Thursday) to August 1, 2016 (Monday)

"The 39th Very Small Festival" (This event is held at Shinshoji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
from August 25, 2016 (Thursday) to August 26, 2016 (Friday)

"Togenuki Jizo Grand Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
September 24, 2016 (Saturday)

"The 83th THE DON GARA"
from October 8, 2016 (Saturday) to October 10, 2016 (Monday, National Holiday)

"The 24th Sugamo Nakasendo Chrysanthemum Festival"
from November 6, 2016 (Sunday) to November 14, 2016 (Monday)

"PR Activities of Shinjo City of Yamagata Prefecture in Sugamon Open Space" (This event is held at Sugamon Open Space in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
November 16, 2016 (Wednesday)

"End of the Year in 2016, Charity Rice Cake Making Festival"
November 26, 2016 (Saturday): This event is held in front of Sugamo Post Office in Sugamo Jizo Street.
December 10, 2016 (Saturday): This event is held at Sugamon Open Space in Sugamo Jizo Street.

"Togenuki Jizo Grand Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
January 24, 2017 (Tuesday)

"Togenuki Jizo Setsubun Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
February 3, 2017 (Friday)

"Sugamo ・ Keiozakura (Cherry Blossom) Festival" (This event is held at Sugamon Open Space in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
February 18, 2017 (Saturday)

"The Best Season for Viewing Flower"
from February 19, 2017 (Sunday) to February 28, 2017 (Tuesday)

"The 84th THE DON GARA"
from March 18, 2017 (Saturday) to March 20, 2017 (Monday, National Holiday)

"The 67th Flower Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
April 9, 2017 (Sunday)

"Togenuki Jizo Grand Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
May 24, 2017 (Wednesday)

"Sugamo Flower Market Marche" (This event is held at Sugamon Open Space in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
May 28, 2017 (Sunday)

"Sugamo Marchant Festival" (This event is held at Sugamo Jizo Street and Taisho University.)
from June 10, 2017 (Saturday) to June 11, 2017 (Sunday)

"Million Times Grand Buddhist Rosary Memorial Service" (This event is held at Shinshoji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
June 24, 2017 (Saturday)

"The 10th Morning Glory Fair"
from July 2, 2017 (Sunday) to July 4, 2017 (Tuesday)

"Shinshoji Temple Enma Festival" (This event is held at Shinshoji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
July 16, 2017 (Sunday)

"The 33th Sugamo Noryo Bon Dance Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
from July 28, 2017 (Friday) to August 1, 2017 (Tuesday)

"The 40th Very Small Festival" (This event is held at Shinshoji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
from August 24, 2017 (Thursday) to August 25, 2017 (Friday)

"Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple Grand Festival" (This event is held at Togenuki Jizo Koganji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
September 24, 2017 (Sunday)

"The 85th THE DON GARA"
from October 7, 2017 (Saturday) to October 9, 2017 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Sugamo Whale Festival 2017" (This event is held at Shinshoji Temple in Sugamo Jizo Street.)
October 22, 2017 (Sunday)

"The 25th Sugamo Nakasendo Chrysanthemum Festival"
from November 6, 2017 (Monday) to November 14, 2017 (Tuesday)

"End of the Year in 2017, Charity Rice Cake Making Festival"
November 25, 2017 (Saturday): This event is held at Sugamon Open Space in Sugamo Jizo Street.

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it is about 2 hours in a regular pace, about 1 hour in a fast pace and about 3 hours in a slow pace.

Opening Hour
It opens all day.

Closed Day
It opens every day.

Admissions Fee
It is free.

Access
It takes about 5 minutes from Sugamo station on foot.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Sugamo Station (JR East: Yamanote Line)
◎ Sugamo Station (Toei Subway: Mita Line)
◎ Koshinzuka Station (Toei Transportation: Toden Arakawa Line)

Fellow Travelers
◎ Alone
◎ With Friends
○ With Significant Other
◎ With Family
○ With Children

Name in English
Sugamo Jizo Street

Name in Roman Letters
Sugamo Jizo Dori

Name in Japanese
巣鴨地蔵通り
すがもじぞうどおり

Address
4-22-8, Sugamo, Toshima City, Tokyo, 170-0002, Japan

Telephone Number
03-3918-2101

URL
http://sugamo.or.jp

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