We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tsukiji Honganji Temple

Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Neighborhoods
Neighborhoods
Get directions
Address: 3-15-1 Tsukiji, Chuo 104-0045 , Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3541-1131
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 215 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 50
    Excellent
  • 109
    Very good
  • 53
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
All newly done

Wasn't quite viewable when I was there the previous time but it is now well worth 30-60 minutes before you go to the fish market that you really came for.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
skalramd
,
Rochester, Minnesota

Similar Things to Do in Chuo

Add Photo Write a Review

215 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Indonesian first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Thai first
  • Any
English first
Rochester, Minnesota
Level Contributor
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Wasn't quite viewable when I was there the previous time but it is now well worth 30-60 minutes before you go to the fish market that you really came for.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Memphis, Tennessee
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Huge Temple that smells of strong incense. We had the opportunity to witness an actual service in which we had to be very silent while inside. They have plenty of brochures that give the history of the temple. Close to the marketplace and metro stations in Ginza.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Traralgon, Australia
Level Contributor
347 reviews
200 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Walking around the Tsukiji area we came across the magnificent Temple which is a bit different looking from most Japanese temples we have seen, it definitely has a bit of an Indian look about it. No entry fee and lots to see inside.This Buddist temple dates back to 1617 and history tells that it has been destroyed a couple of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Stumbled upon this temple after a morning walk around the Tsukiji fish market. Buddhist monastery built like a South Indian temple is pretty distinct and rare by itself. Another discovery once inside was a huge church like organ. So it's really a fusion of religion and architecture. A Budhist monastery inside a South Indian temple, playing Church like organ music.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tokyo, Japan
Level Contributor
67 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A buddist temple located a nose away from Tsukiji fish a market. Place for worship, weddings and its history dates back to year 1617. Temple experienced several hardship like burning up during the great fire of 1657 and also during great 1923 Kanto earthquake. It is related to Kyoto's Mother temple of same name. It is free to enter and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hanamaki, Japan
Level Contributor
10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I had never visited a temple before. It had a strong smell of incence and brochures for the taking about the temple.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Phuket, Thailand
Level Contributor
24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I have been to these area many time but never stepped inside. Very unique Indian style architecture is a picture taken spot. They had some friendly volunteer guides giving us depth insight of temple. Want to listen music play with huge pipe organ. If lucky, you might see Japanese wedding.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Go at 7am to see a service and hear the monks chanting. Quite moving. (But leave the selfie stick at home!)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
74 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

This temple was incredible, the architecture is very nice and the main shrine is unbelievable!we had the amazing chance to arrive in the middle of a ceremony! It was amazing to be able to watch them singing and doing all the rituals! A great and very unique experience!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bodmin, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

I went here for a cultural japanese new year. You could ring the bell outside, free drink to toast in the new year, noodle dishes for sale, place candles in glass holders outside and write out wishes or resolutions, lovely experience for something different to the party scene on new year

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Tsukiji Honganji Temple also viewed

 

Been to Tsukiji Honganji Temple? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Tsukiji Honganji Temple

Address: 3-15-1 Tsukiji, Chuo 104-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3541-1131
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Chuo>  > Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Tsukiji Honganji Temple staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?

Staying in Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi

Neighborhood Profile
Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's also a downtown area with shops that were founded over a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza. It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels, world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular with anyone looking for a night out.
Explore this neighborhood