Zenkoku-ji Temple, Shinjuku

3.7
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.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Always approach to Japanese culture, through his temples brings you closer to spirituality. The Japanese of itself is very spiritual.
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  • July 29, 2017
    We have visited this temple 2 times Beautiful. We are a time in the evening, and once during the day. Beautiful temple, that one usually sees in movies. With a lot of content and culture of the Japane...  more »
  • July 28, 2017
    A lot of people around, and the buses are easy to get there. A lot of temples, but this one has all what you can expect in Japan
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  • August 1, 2016
    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.
  • July 9, 2017
    "Kagurazaka is topped with reinforced the Hall, but in the historic site to the style of the temple is a little unsatisfactory? Is bishamon--can't even see look! Your Buddha-like statue of was the monk series. Rare Tiger guardian set
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  • April 29, 2017
    The Temple of the Nichiren sect. Position through neighborhood in kagurazaka, passing in front of people than nod and popular as it is. I received your smallsealed it was feel 300 yen. Respectfully submitted in response. March 28-year visit.
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  • March 30, 2017
    This temple, especially in kagurazaka is spread as entertainment. Still has enshrined the kagurazaka Dori Street, it hasn't changed its distinctive character. During the pretty and garnished gold and beautiful.
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  • December 20, 2016
    12 / 10 / 2016 received Shinjuku autograph gods bishamonten. Located in a lively location on the kagurazaka Dori. Nokyo-sho wrote God's priest character character seriously. Your theme even if the number of characters than 30 characters. It's something visited upon us with another sacred mountains with the Nichiren sect Temple Buddhist temple was nokyo-sho and his subject much in. Do appreciate nokyo (control subjects)-sho...
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