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Tsukiji Honganji Temple

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

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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
Rochester, Minnesota

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Rochester, Minnesota
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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.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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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.

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Traralgon, Australia
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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 

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New Delhi, India
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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 

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Tokyo, Japan
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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 

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Hanamaki, Japan
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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.

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Phuket, Thailand
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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.

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Ottawa, Canada
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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!)

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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!

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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

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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

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