Sightseeing Spots and Attractions

Kawagoe Kumanojinja Shrine

1590, Azuchi Momoyama Period

  • Kawagoe Kumanojinja Shrine
  • Kawagoe Kumanojinja Shrine
  • Kawagoe Kumanojinja Shrine
  • Kawagoe Kumanojinja Shrine

A playful shrine nicknamed Okuman-sama

This shrine has halls that enshrine the gods of fortune and match-making and, in addition, the grounds are devised so that children and adults alike can enjoy themselves with a “foot-stomping-for-health path” and a “try-your-luck game of quoit.”

Points to check
  • Foot-stamping-for-health Path

    Foot-stamping-for-health Path

    Along both sides of the approach are “foot-stomping-for-health paths.” You can hear people crying “Ouch!” as they walk the paths with their shoes off.

  • Zeniarai Benzaiten (Goddess of Eloquence, Music and Wisdom) and the Treasury Pond of Heisei

    Zeniarai Benzaiten (Goddess of Eloquence, Music and Wisdom) and the Treasury Pond of Heisei

    It is said that if you wash your money in this treasury pond and remain virtuous with a purified body and mind, you will acquire greater wealth.

  • Game of Quoit

    Game of Quoit

    After you worship at Kayuinari Shrine, you can try your luck at a game of quoit. You will have three quoits to throw each time, which you aim at targets that will either give you luck in love, success in work, good health, wealth or other wishes.

Location 17-1 Renjakucho, Kawagoe City , Saitama
Access Access: 17-minute walk from Kawagoe Station on the Tobu Tojo Line or JR Kawagoe Line.
12-minute walk from Kawagoeshi Station on the Tobu Tojo Line.
1-minute walk from Renkeiji Bus Stop of Tobu Bus.
Tel. +81-49-225-4975
Page top