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Zojoji Temple, Minato

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#4 of 523 in Historic Sites in Tokyo
Religious Site Tourist Spot
With a towering main gate and an enormous bell, Zojoji Temple ranks as one of the most important places of worship for Japanese Buddhists. Enter the complex through the imposing two-level wooden gate from 1622--the only piece of the temple to survive World War II intact. Inside the complex, you'll find a gigantic bell from 1673, as well as a cedar tree planted by American president Ulysses Grant. Head behind the great hall and you'll find a cemetery and several graves marking the resting places of six different Tokugawa shoguns, rulers of the country between the 17th and mid-19th centuries. By using our Tokyo itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to Zojoji Temple and other attractions in Tokyo.
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  • each temple is worth being seen because everyone has unique characteristics. sure that in July the heat makes it difficult the cammibnate both for them and for them.
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  • During the Pokémon boom near the hotel with meals, walk in the Park. Because it was summer cicada sound is amazing. Suddenly behind the back in front of Tokyo Tower, was a sight to see. This is where to go.
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  • Within walking distance from Tokyo Tower. You can watch the Tower less crowded in the evening, the lights slowly. As a place of memories were revisited. I think a good date place.
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