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Daienji Temple

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Address: 1-8-5 Shimomeguro, Meguro 153-0064, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3491-2793

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Beautiful surprise

We stumbled upon this temple by accident. Staying close to the Meguro river, we hadn't realised this little jewel of a temple was here. We were searching for cherry blossoms... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stumbled upon this temple by accident. Staying close to the Meguro river, we hadn't realised this little jewel of a temple was here. We were searching for cherry blossoms - which we found. But in that search also discovered this little piece of beauty and history. Lovely.

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Townsville, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Every part of this temple was a delight and it was the simplicity yet many focus points that resonated with our family. The serene water pond with koi fish and the hundreds of unique statues behind the main Buddha statue, the gilded statue and interesting history made for a pleasant visit. It is also worthwhile researching this temple as it... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

This is close to other temples and each temple I visited while in Tokyo were all great, try to get to each if you can while you are here.

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Staying in Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu

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Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast, Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool. At the Museum of Yebisu Beer you can learn about the beer that was responsible for the town’s name, and enjoy dining at the popular noodle shops in the surrounding area.