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Zenkoku-ji Temple, Shinjuku

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#42 of 523 in Historic Sites in Tokyo
Religious Site Tourist Spot
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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  • It is a temple located climbed kagurazaka. Because the time is dedicated to juttoku that he come. Previously on the show so came to visit Ohno of arashi and ninomiya-Kun, was posting photos.
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  • In the middle of kagurazaka and meeting spot for it. You can visit during the waiting time and the access time.
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  •  Here is about 5 minutes on foot from Tokyo Metro iidabashi station B3 exit. Time went in late April, Wisteria of a Wisteria trellis bloomed beautifully. Here is also the one of the "seven lucky gods-residential area".
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  • 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.
  • "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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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