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Tsukiji Honganji Temple

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Address: 3-15-1 Tsukiji, Chuo 104-0045 , Tokyo Prefecture
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Beautiful temple

Stopped here after visiting the Tsukiji Market early in the morning. We were able to see a ceremony in the morning. They have brochures in several languages. Beautiful... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

After being in the fish market round the corner this was a little piece of quite reflection. Service was going on but was able to just sit and let it wash over me. Welcomed at the door and given an English information booklet.

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Flower Mound, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped here after visiting the Tsukiji Market early in the morning. We were able to see a ceremony in the morning. They have brochures in several languages. Beautiful architecture. Very quick stop for us for some pictures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always make a stop here to clear my mind and enjoy the beauty of this temple. It may not be my religion, but I feel welcomed and enjoy my time here.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was fortunate enough to catch part of a ceremony being performed here, which was very calming to be part of. The outside of the temple is fairly bland compared to the inside, which is beautifully decorated, ornate but simple at the same time. Worth visiting and then heading across the road to the fish market!

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Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are guides to welcome you. One with very good English. The interior is beautiful and we were able to film the Buddhist priest working. The guide was interesting and informed us about the history of the temple and some of the statues.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The temple is jodo Shinshu Buddhist and was originally built in Asakusa in 1617 but was destroyed by fire. The second one built on the current site was destroyed in the great Earthquake and rebuilt in 1923 in an Indian style.It is different to any other temple around.

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Kawasaki, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

You can see this unique constuction(actually Buddhist temple of Johdo Shinshuu Sect.) on the way to Tsukiji Market. You canalso see the inside free of charge.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

It was on the way from the Tsukiji Fish market to the train station so we stopped by for a look. Whit I found interesting was the design of the temple, a domed roof instead of the normal rectangular ones. You are able to go inside and look if you wanted to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

At a first glance can be misleading... ind ed I thought it was an Indian temple. Indeed, the architecture is related to the Indian and inside is just magnificent. Worth to visit after Tsukiji Fish Market!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

This is the successor temple to the original located in Asakusa, which burned in the mid-17th century. It has somewhat of a bizarre appearance, not traditional or historic. A stop here pairs well with a visit to Tsukiji Fish Market while it is still located here, and a sushi meal at one of the many shops around the market.

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