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Updated: October 1, 2019

Masugata-no-ike Pond 真姿の池湧水群

1 Nishi Motomachi, Kokubunji City, Tokyo

Waters that spring eternal

Masugata-no-ike Pond, a spring water stream that flows from the headstreams of the nearby Nogawa River, is said to have healing properties. Local folklore tells of a woman called Tamatsukuri Komachi who recovered from illness after bathing in it. As she healed, her former beauty returned to her, giving the pond its name: Masugata (composed of the characters for "true" and "shape"). Located in the vicinity of Kokubunji Yakushido Temple, combine a visit to Masugata-no-ike Pond with a stroll along the nearby Otaka-no-Michi path, where the noble Owari Tokugawa family practiced falconry during the Edo period (1603-1867).

How to Get There

  • Nishi-Kokubunji StationJR Chuo LineJR Musashino LineSouth ExitApproximately 16 min on foot



Opening Hours

  • *No fixed opening and closing hours
  • Closing days: Open daily

For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.

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