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Zojoji Temple, Minato

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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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  • Very nice place to visit with this traditional touch you ll find nowere else. Less crowded than in Asakusa, this place feels like a peaceful blank space in the craziness pf Tokyo.  more »
  • We go to the Tokyo Tower. Able to Tokyo Tower grounds and behind the towering spectacle alone, worth a look. Just visit these spaces in the city, settled on the heart.
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  • Last year, actually, walking towards the Tokyo Tower: I came across this beautiful vision. The Tower If posting at the end of the temple, a beautiful sight. ...
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