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Gokokuji Temple, Bunkyo

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  • A very beautiful and traditional shrine. Very Spritual place and very moving to be there at the shrine if Sosai Oyama.  more »
  • The temple is quite isolated. He must take the commuter train and then walk to reach it. The entrance has a beautiful incense burner with legs in the form of ogres. There are plenty of laths of vows, hanging around with wooden. The maneki neko are incredibly numerous. There are all sizes, some very old and covered in MOSS. It's impressive! You can buy of all sizes in the store. There is a large beautiful Pagoda with carved animals. Green parrots are singing in the trees. Adjacent to the temple, there is a cemetery, where there are Shinto and Buddhist tombs with beautiful statues. It is a nice, relaxing place and the maneki neko are great!
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  • It is very rare to find an original temple from the 17th Century Edo/old Tokyo given the severe earthquakes, air raids from WWII and fires in Tokyo. However, the main hall of this temple dates back to...  more »

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