Benten-dō

Buddhist Temple in Ueno & Yanesen

Take a stroll down the causeway leading to the island on which Benten-dō stands. The temple is dedicated to Benzaiten, the Buddhist goddess of the arts, wisdom, the sea and the protector of children (she covers a lot of territory). More interesting than the temple itself is the opportunity to see the birds and botany that thrive around Shinobazu-ike.

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