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Tochoji Temple

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Address: 2-4 Gokushomachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0037, Fukuoka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 92-291-4459
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More a bird's eye view of customs and beliefs than genuine old building (heavily restored). Lots of insight to the history of japan here, too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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newbury, berkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy walk by subway or street from the station, and very near lots of other temple complexes. We like this place a lot - there is a quiet area behind the shrine to sit and think, the shrine itself is beautiful, and on the upper floor of the right-hand building (free to enter) there is a newish and very beautiful... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More a bird's eye view of customs and beliefs than genuine old building (heavily restored). Lots of insight to the history of japan here, too.

Thank ACOX_13
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

easy to access, i have reached there walking. its beautiful and big you can experiment lots of things and see alot, visited alot by local people. recommended to visit

Thank Mawada S
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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197 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

There's a few around here, make sure to visit them all. There's a beautiful contrast between them. The older and the newer ones, but all with a great story.

Thank Talitha M
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Peaceful and beautiful temple. it's very near Ginza station just walk out exit 1 turn right and walk in a minute, it's on the right side.

Thank Pattywonderful
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382 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

The newly completed Hakata Sennen no Mon Gate is at the beginning of Jotenji dori - a good place to begin your temple circuit in Gokushomachi. Take a pen and paper to keep notes so you can remember what temples you visited at end of the day! From the Gate you can easily walk to Waka Hachimangu, Tochoji Temple, Jotenji,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The Buddha is located on the 2nd floor, but no photos were allowed. There's a pagoda though. Not difficult to find.

Thank Huyaa
Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This temple marks the beginning of the temple circuit once you get off the Gion metro stop. The grounds are not that impressive, but the 10m tall wooden Buddha is worth seeing. No charge to enter, so why not stop in (and make a donation before you go)

Thank Jon1796
Naples, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The best thing of this temple is the cherry blossom tree at the entrance. I think that the temple behind it, it is better!

Thank Laura G
Guangzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The location of this temple is a short distance by metro from Hakata station. The temple is located in a lane not far from the exit of the metro station. The surrounding areas of the temple is well-maintained. The pagoda in the main ground of the temple is beautiful. Do remember to visit the ancient Buddha statute located at 2nd... More 

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