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Tsukiji Honganji Temple

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

This is the first time i saw Japanese Buddhism temple in Indian Style. The space inside is quite spacious, and it gives you a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere. I stayed inside for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the first time i saw Japanese Buddhism temple in Indian Style. The space inside is quite spacious, and it gives you a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere. I stayed inside for an hour and enjoy the moment after i shopped in Tsukiji fish market. The temple provided a special service, you can light the sandal wood incense to pray... More 

Thank Emily F
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to visit after stroll in the busy fish market near by. Take a seat for a moment and enjoy piece!

Thank Asnate B
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It looks so big and impressive from the outside, but you are only accessing the main hall once in the door, very ornate, different style and ok for a quick viewing. But much more appears off limits.

Thank whygoback
Shanghai, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't looking for this temple but popped in as I was walking through. It looks exactly like the photo shown..not much to see apart from taking a few pictures outside as in the temple itself there was a talk or debate in progress which I didn't understand as it was in Japanese..maybe if I did it would have had... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

I've been to this temple several time great to visit this time we went straight into the monks store I always buy a bundle of incense light it and insert it into the out door incense burner and bathe in the healing smoke and make good thoughts and wishes for the world and people suffering to the right is the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Take it in consideration of Buddhism was founded in India, it should not be unnatural to see Buddhist temple look alike temple in India. But because Buddhism has delivered in Japan differently as its origin, so compare to most of Buddhist temple this one is outrageous. This temple is located next to the world famous Tsukiji Fish market, so it... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

It was my first time in a Buddhist temple and I liked it. The smell of oud was great. However it is not a place that you should visit if you do not have time.

Thank Encieh E
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Just love to see the temples in Japan. Anywhere there is one we also stop for a visit. It's about a couple long blocks from the market. When you're in there respect the Temple and keep the voice down.

Thank Ralph W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

Temple is open to all denominations and if you choose to enjoy the Buddhist culture, stop by on your way to Tsukiji Market. There are multiple levels and if you need assistance, go up the stairs and turn right in the temple and go to the office. They have English speaking employees. On the left of the building street side... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We passed by this building on the way to tsukiji market everyday while we were there so we did take a photo but there are much nicer photos yo be taken elsewhere. I would only recommend coming here if it is convenient.

Thank Jeffersin

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