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Modern temple?

Interesting buildings as they are ultra modern but still have the old stones and trees of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Perfect-Chaos-007
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Daejeon, South Korea
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Interesting temple

You can walk to this temple from Ryogoku Station in 10 minutes. When I came here the last time, It... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
Keizo
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Kawasaki, Japan
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“Modern temple?”
Aug 10, 2017
“Interesting temple”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting buildings as they are ultra modern but still have the old stones and trees of yesteryears. There’s also family cemetery around the left that is somewhat interesting. Not sure if it’s a good sightseeing site but interesting and peaceful nevertheless.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

You can walk to this temple from Ryogoku Station in 10 minutes. When I came here the last time, It was raining at night so cound not see anything. This time I could find Tomb of Nezumi Kozo(rat boy) ,famous theif during the edo period...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Keizo
Reviewed January 31, 2017

This was an impressive temple and grave yard and it must have significant history although no English was evident within the grounds.It is two blocks from the Sumo Stadium and beyond the Ryogoku Station(JR).

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed October 10, 2015

Sumo is still remembered at Ekō-in where there is a Chikarazuka (Mound of Strength) in remembrance of historical Sumo and where apprentice Sumo come to pray for success. The characters on the Chikarazuka stone read ‘Rikishi’. The upkeep of the mound and its enclosure is...More

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank brixtontrev
Reviewed May 19, 2015

*English-speaking monks *Excellent wifi *Good food *Interesting activities: temple service, meditation, arranged shiatsu massage, guided evening visit to cemetery. *Very pretty accommodations. *Across from a nice Japanese coffee shop

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Reviewed September 12, 2013

In Japan when disasters occurred, it was not common to enshrine all the victims. Criminals or untouchables were not enshrined even if they were lost. However, after the great Edo Fire of 1657, a temple was created to honor all victims. This probably was controversial...More

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank Yummyformytummy
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