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Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple

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This temple is known for its fire ritual, which is performed several times a day. Visitors wishing to know their fortunes can purchase paper oracles from vending machines located on the grounds or pay a visit to one of the local soothsayers.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1 Narita, Narita 286-0023, Chiba Prefecture
+81 476-22-2111
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very nice temple... you will enjoy the serenity of the place. It is also calm and quiet. The garden landscape is very beautiful. You can also enjoy the Cherry Blossom trees there. This is a must visit in Japan. You can enjoy...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MikayJPN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and fresh with many power. A place for praying of good fortune and nice view. Take a walk and relax.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 708winstono
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’m not a Buddhist, but I do respect the monk Kukai as a scholar. He was one of several Japanese men who went to Xi’an to learn Chinese language and trained to be a Buddhist monk. When he returned to Japan, he established Shingonshu Buddhism.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RayParks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved visiting this temple and the surrounding grounds. The Gardens and waterfall were beautiful this spring

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Strawberrymommaof4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is well worth your time. We were very fortunate to attend a 6 a.m. fire burning ceremony.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Navigate810999
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice old temple in great shape. Enjoyed the area and shops around it. Many shops offering free samples!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you go early before the crowds get there. It is such a very holy and tranquil site. The best part is behind the entire temple, there is the most magnificent Japanese garden park that is a must visit as well. I sat there...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank MamaT23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A significant place and full of tourists. On a quaint and interesting street with the famous rice cakes and barbecued eel meals.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful treat to be able to visit such an important temple in Narita. Well worth visiting any time of the year.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank AUKTourist
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

It's worth visiting. A fairly large temple complex which is close to Narita airport meaning you can pop out for the day.

Date of experience: March 2019
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February 16, 2018|
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Response from 976RichardK | Reviewed this property |
The hotel Richmond is very nice and close. Just a short walk to the Naritasan Hhinsho-ji Temple and just an escalator ride from the train station. I usually stay at the Toyoko-Inn and take the shuttle to both the Temple and... More
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Response from symbolman | Reviewed this property |
It's is a beautiful temple very calming, take ttt he time to see and enjoy.
September 22, 2017|
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Response from travelcap a | Reviewed this property |
Yes.. Afternoon is fine. The walk to the temple is nice, for shopping you can go to Aeon mall (tax free). Nothing much around.