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Zojoji Temple

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This well-known temple stands next to Tokyo Tower, and its grounds contain the mausoleum of the Tokugawa family.
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4-7-35 Shibakoen, Minato 105-0011, Tokyo Prefecture
Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
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A great temple to visit before/after Tokyo Tower (which you can fit into the frame if you're taking photos of the temple!). There's quite a lot to see in the complex, including a tree planted by a US president and a gate that is apparently...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cazbeckett
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are some charming things for both a day and a night there. The temple together with a Tokyo Tower in the background makes a marvelous match once you visit during the day. During the night the view at the tower is just amazing, however...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank denisgie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Buddhist temple, located quite close to the Tokyo Tower. Travellers can visit both sights by one trip. The Main Hall (ie the main temple) is huge. The architecture is traditional Japanese in style and is, simply, beautiful. Those who enjoy Asian architecture...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 51gregoryl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So exciting moments... To be half a planet away from home and to see this beautiful temple! Your eyes are fascinated by the huge difference between skyscrapers and wooden ancient buildings, all in ONE scene!

Date of experience: July 2018
23  Thank redman5314
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located a shot distance from the Tokyo tower this temple gives you a great opportunity tu its to walk through and see the Beaty of the old Japanese architecture. The garden give an opportunity to have some nature in this big city.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Curiousjcv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The temple is beautiful and was very crowded. Lots to see and the shopping street were lots of fun. Many people praying

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed January 27, 2019

Allow yourself some time to wander the gardens and statues etc. The shrine is very peaceful and is right beside Tokyo Tower.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank t0nyfergus0n
Reviewed January 25, 2019

Lovely place to visit and admire. The shrine to the babies is worth seeing. PIck the time you visit. We went in the afternoon and there was quite a line up of people waiting to get in to pray.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jane W
Reviewed January 17, 2019

We were there to celebrate the new year. Arrived at about 10pm and there were already a lot of people. There were foods stalls and stalls selling the charms. People gathered in front of the temple and waited to go inside to pay their respects...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Meow T
Reviewed January 15, 2019

As you seen from the pictures, its a temple near the Tokyo Tower. I am not a huge fan of temples but I stopped by after seeing it. There isnt much but it is a good place for a exterior view of the Tokyo Tower.

Date of experience: April 2018
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biffbruno
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Response from MeiO954 | Reviewed this property |
On when they have the ceremonies, I do not know their exact schedules, but I noted there is a monthly calendar posted on their website in Japanese language though... There is an english-written page but only featuring the... More
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