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The Wandering Reviewer wrote a review Jan 2020
Melbourne, Australia9,530 contributions3,998 helpful votes
I needed this place. Some peace and serenity after the lights and noise of the other streets. Apparently there are cats here but didn’t see any. I took some time to just soak up the temple, the large Buddha and do some reading on the Taiso-ji. The cemetery nearby is quite unique and worth walking quietly and respectfully through. Wheelchair accessible. Kid friendly. No fee to enter. …
Date of experience: January 2020
Linda K wrote a review Jul 2019
Port Saint Lucie, Florida2,349 contributions410 helpful votes
. . . but if you are in the neighborhood, be sure to stroll through. There is very little written about this shrine, but it is nonetheless worth a brief visit.
Date of experience: July 2019
steve_vstheworld wrote a review Mar 2019
Hafnarfjordur, Iceland400 contributions70 helpful votes
It’s quite easy to miss this little square, nestled just a short walk from Shinjuku, but it would be a shame not to see it. There are several sculptures and two large temples, accompanied by a small assortment of friendly cats.
Date of experience: March 2019
Nguyen D wrote a review Mar 2017
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam64 contributions25 helpful votes
Really calm place where you can see the old temple and the yard with some statues that strangely stand there through the stream of time. The sun dropped on the trees but the coldness of the early spring still lingered around like forever and sometimes a cat would lurk around, looking at you wondering who are you, and what you are doing here. You may want to murmur your deepest thoughts to yourselves and return home feeling lost in Tokyo.…
Date of experience: April 2016
mzzyap wrote a review Jul 2016
Philippines2,334 contributions897 helpful votes
Taisoji Temple is very accessible being a short walk from the Shinjuku Gyoemmae Metro Station. When they said "big Buddha", I wrongfully expected it to be a really big Buddha. Yes, we did see lots of stray cats around.
Date of experience: June 2016