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Daikyō-ji (題経寺), popularly known as Shibamata Taishakuten (柴又帝釈天), is a Nichiren-shū Buddhist temple in Katsushika, Tokyo. Founded in 1629, the main image is of Taishakuten. In 1996 the Ministry of the Environment designated the temple and its ferryboat as one of the 100 Soundscapes of Japan. In 2009 the temple and its ferryboat were selected as one of the 100 Landscapes of Japan (Heisei era).


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