The temple was build for Edo period. It is known for the temple related to the last Shogun family, Tokugawa-ke. It is near from Shiba-koen station on Tokyo City Metro Line. It will take you 30 minutes from Tokyo station by that metro. In addition, do not forget to wash your hands and mouse to make you pure at a washstand that you can see it on your left in a minutes walk from the main gate.