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Tsukiji Honganji Temple

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Address: 3-15-1 Tsukiji, Chuo 104-0045 , Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3541-1131
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The Hongan-ji Temple is not too far from the Tsukiji Fish Market, and is definitely worth a visit if you are in the area. The design of the outside of the temple is unusual... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
ihaveshoos
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Falfield, United Kingdom

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Falfield, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Hongan-ji Temple is not too far from the Tsukiji Fish Market, and is definitely worth a visit if you are in the area. The design of the outside of the temple is unusual compared to many others in Tokyo, so if you have an interest in architecture it is well worth a look; it has been designed to reference... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chanced upon this temple when we are walking towards Tsukiji Fish Market. Very beautiful interior and prayers was on-going when we went inside. We sat a while to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere.

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Thank Don C
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Different from most temples, this place has a lot of ornate decor and a great feel to it. Chairs to sit and meditate and two beautiful mandala drums. Just an overall good vibe here.

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Thank mikalis
singapore
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

If you are heading to the Fish Market (exit 1 from the subway) you will pass by this very old (been on this site since 1657) and architecturally interesting temple. Made of stone in its last rebuild and done in a very Indian style it is worth the look inside.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

As long as you have arrived at Tsukiji station of Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, there is a walk from this station to reach the actual market. There is high chance of running into this temple during your walk. The building exterior is not bad at all. However, it is pretty simple inside. If you are not on a hurry, why... More 

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Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Interesting temple which we stumble along our search for the Tsukiji fish market. Not one of main temples that attract a lot of tourist. Has an interesting summary of temple even though the rebuilt temple is not that old.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Chanced upon this temple after our visit to Tsukiji Market. Nice peaceful place with much lesser people. Nice to walk around to see the surrounding and enjoy the serenity.

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Jakarta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

We came accross this shrine accidentally. In the middle of bustling city area, its very peaceful and gracefully located near the subways.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

its not such crowded, when you plan to go tsukiji fish market just behind that you can visit to this temple. has old aroma of Japanese culture.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Nice place to visit in the Chuo district of Tokyo. Very calm and peaceful temple to just sit down and relax for a while. Loved the architecture too. Located very close to the Tsukiji fish market.

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