On March, In the 5th Year of the Keicho era, (In the Year 1600: 3 years before Edo shogunate opened by Ieyasu Tokugawa)Kayama Sogen priest has built the Sofuku Hermitage in Nihonbashi Hamacho.In the 18th Year of the Keicho era, (In the Year 1613), Sakai Utanokami Taddayo of Ueno Umayabashi Domain has been converted to Buddhism and has built Sofukuji of its main temple Soneiji in Konodai.In the Year 1657, Sofukuji was lost by the Great fire of Meireki.
In the reign of Sakai Tadakiyo grandson of Tadayo, the temple has gained around 4,300 square meter and rebuilt temple in Asakua Matsukiyo Town.
Since then, the Sofukuji prosper as Sakai′s family temple in Edo.Therefore, the Sofukuji use the family emblem of Sakais as the temple emblem.
Soutousyuu Kaitouzan Soufukuji
〒 125 – 0054
Takasago 7-chome 13-1 Katsushika-ku, Tokyo
● 8 minutes on foot from Keisei Takasago station.