Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Japan  /  Kanto  /  Tokyo Prefecture  /  Tokyo  /  Shinjuku  /  Religious Sites  /  Zenkoku-ji Temple
Zenkoku-ji Temple, Shinjuku
(3.5/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Get in touch with your spiritual side at Zenkoku-ji Temple, an iconic, bright red Tokyo sanctuary surrounded by a busy market. An informed guide on the site will tell you all about this impressive piece of 16th century architecture, featuring shrines filled with colorful offerings and an attractive fountain. Located between Kagurazaka and Ligabashi stations, the temple can be accessed via a convenient walk through a market area. The chief deity of the temple, Bishamonten, originally came from India to Japan to protect places where Buddha taught. The temple hosts many festivals year-round and offers plenty of souvenirs. Make Zenkoku-ji Temple a part of your Tokyo vacation plans using our Tokyo vacation generator.
Create a full Tokyo itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Tokyo

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Tokyo by other users

3 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM MEXICO April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Japan BY A USER FROM MEXICO April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Narita & Tokyo BY A USER FROM MEXICO April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 26 days in Japan BY A USER FROM MEXICO April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM MEXICO April, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 61 days in Tokyo BY A USER FROM MEXICO February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Japan BY A USER FROM HONG KONG January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Osaka, Kyoto & Tokyo BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Japan BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA March, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • It's up the kagurazaka from iidabashi station, you will see the left hand red Torii gate in a few minutes. Around restaurants, small grocery store is in discomfort, but will demonstrate the presence. You can also pray over lunch, shopping, is a good place.
    View original
  • It is incredible the culture that you see in these towns if you lose the maps of the city guides you and ge wonderful you all, I get an incredible experience. The place is amazing red and gilded ceilings will not repent.
    View original
  • It's a nice piece of history and worth a trip. I actually enjoyed walking around the Asakusa neighborhood more than the temple itself. Maybe I'm not much of a temple person but had a good time with ev...  more »
Google
  • Main-street shrine in kagurazaka. Only need a few minutes to visit it. Visit it as part of a larger shrine walking tour around kagurazaka.
  • It would pass because it says we control smallsealed nokyo-sho 300 yen 300 yen 500 yen! And was of the expression. If so put it.
    View original
  • Nokyo-sho firstfruits cost 300 yen hand-painted beautiful nokyo-sho death! The Shinjuku autograph shichifukujin pilgrimage temples like a w
    View original
  • Kagurazaka station in perhaps the most famous Temple is. ABI bishamon customer's Street I'd call those who do. It's not a "guardian" is characterized by "Koma Tiger" is.
    View original
  • Nokyo-Sho is too bad. Is there were a lot of people upset with that and went in.
    View original