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Sojiji Temple (Nishiarai Daishi)

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A quiet place

A very accessible place. Quite pleasant if you’re looking for a place to meditate and relax. Go... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Nina C M
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Nice Shrine

The temple here is very easy on the eyes. If you are in the area, it’s worth checking out. There is... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Chatan-cho, Japan
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Jun 23, 2018
“A quiet place”
2 days ago
“Tokyo tour”
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1-15-1 Nishiarai, Adachi 123-0841, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3890-2345
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice temple and atmosphere was nice, you can see a lot of people in kimonos . Market and street food around are nice to give a try

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

great inspiring place to relax and unwind their was a ceremonial act going at the time i was their which was beautiful to say the least !!!!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Albert D
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

A very accessible place. Quite pleasant if you’re looking for a place to meditate and relax. Go there early morning or after 4pm not too many people and lots of places to sit and appreciate the fresh air and water. You can also do the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Nina C M
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

The temple here is very easy on the eyes. If you are in the area, it’s worth checking out. There is a traditional Japanese garden with coy fish too. The whole complex was very clean as well.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank geelongexpat
Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

Worth a look if you enjoy Buddhist culture, & includes a nice Zen garden that wasn’t too crowded. Also has the compulsory strip of shops entrance, but not too commercialised.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank SimonW4592
Reviewed September 6, 2017

A bit out of the way from Tokyo, but nice temple to visit especially during the wind chimes festival - hundreds of wind chimes.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kasia Z
Reviewed July 12, 2017

This temple is part of the Shingon sect of Buddhism and has ties with Kobo Daishi, the great Buddhist saint. There are lovely ponds, small shrines and an okunoin or graveyard that mirrors Kobo Daishi's resting place in Koyasan. It's quite easy to get to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Nonnapn
Reviewed June 6, 2017

This temple is walking distance from Emblem Hostel. They sell yummy treats and if you want to stay for the sutra, just ask for the schedule at the information center.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank garp1099
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location out of Tokyo's CBD, buddhist temple common for locals to go in the beginning of year, for celebrate hatsumode. Moreover, popular for yakuyoke. Usually people bring back the previous ofuda, in order to get new one after monk's celebration. There is also nice...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank LifeTravell
Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Sojiji temple is one of its kind, the walk towards it is beautiful and you get to learn more about the Japanese culture. It gets pretty packed for new years and its famous within the locals as not many travellers know about it being far...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Amsy29
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