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Tsukiji Honganji Temple, Chuo

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Religious Site
Experience the calm tranquility of Tsukiji Honganji Temple, a Jodo Shinsu Buddhist site boasting an eclectic fusion of architectural styles. Originally constructed in the 17th century, the temple suffered from both fire and earthquake, with the structure you see today largely built in the 1930s. Approaching the entrance, note the South Asian influence on the ornate architecture, intended to reflect Buddhist, Hindu, and Islamic styles. Inside, discover artifacts of many eras of Buddhist and Japanese history, the significance of which have made this temple a popular pilgrimage site. Look for the gleaming pipe organ manufactured in West Germany, an unusual sight in a Buddhist temple. Plan your visit to Tsukiji Honganji Temple and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Tokyo vacation planner.
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  • Located in the Hibiya line Tsukiji station, its appearance "is the long-cherished desire Temple? "And there is atmosphere is beautiful temple Interior also appeared to have made include a large funeral, so different from the ordinary temples
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  • No doubt after the visit to the fish market, this temple is the obligatory stop, the people are very kind and you explained, you don't understand or mothers but is fun
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  • We walked past this temple on the way to the fish market and stopped in on the way back. Lovely peaceful interior with a how-to on correctly presenting incense at the front. Worth a look if you're in ...  more »