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Beautiful Russian Orthodox Church in Tokyo

Found this lovey gem while strolling around the area. Beautiful Byzantine building that transports... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Transported to Russia!

This historical Russian Orthodox cathedral is a most amazing place. Who knew the Orthodox church... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Tokyo, Japan
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4-1 Kandasurugadai, Chiyoda 101-0062, Tokyo Prefecture
Kanda, Akihabara, Ochanomizu
+81 3-3295-6879
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Beautiful Holy Resurrenction Chathedral, just a minute from the station of Ochanomizu. Hidden away. Very beautiful and impressive architecture and the inside is very serene. The opening hours vary according to season and service, so check their homepage (available in English) beforehand. Small fee/donation to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Found this lovey gem while strolling around the area. Beautiful Byzantine building that transports you out of the urban sprawl of Tokyo despite still being surrounded by the same. 300 yen entrance fee is worth it especially if you have never visited a cathedral of...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I'm Greek Orthodox but landed in Tokyo on my name day this year and wanted to visit this gorgeous Orthodox Church and pay some respects whilst in Tokyo. I always try and find a Greek or Orthodox Church when I travel if possible but this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank TalesofaPoachedEgg
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This historical Russian Orthodox cathedral is a most amazing place. Who knew the Orthodox church had more than a century of history in Japan? Even from the outside, everything appears so pre-revolutionary Russian that it's easy to forget one is in Japan (except there is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you have time, attend the service on Sunday 10am. The choir is amazing. These are voices that must be heard. Sensational. Beautiful architecture - exterior and interior. Friendly parishioners and lovely gentlemen at the entrance. Location near Tokyo uni. Subway and JR lines right...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

It is definitively worth visiting! You don't have many chanses to see Orthodox church in this part of the world.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 86danijelas
Reviewed 15 May 2017

It is always interesting to see an orthodox cathedral in the middle of Tokyo, this is a nice building near the metro and easy to reach. However you must pay to enter it which makes the difference with Shinto shrines that are always free. If...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The building was designed by Josiah Conder, a notable architect in Japan who during the Meiji era was commissioned to transform the Marunochi area into a business district. There was a time when the Cathedral overlooked the Imperial Palace. The icons inside are gorgeous.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank warren D
Reviewed 21 October 2016

It is a very nice quite church. Donation Y300. there were just couple of people inside. feels very secluded and peaceful. On the map it was named Nikolai-do. less than 5 minutes walk from Ochanomizu or Shin-ochanomizu Station. close to Yushima Seido and Kanda Myojin...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 178alex
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We have been already several weeks in Tokyo when we have spotted that church. I am from Europe and we have churches in all colours, forms and for something for the most individual church preference. However, it is the very first church I have seen...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Patrick G
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Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting
with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day
Japanese education. The area has kept its college town
feel with several university campuses. If you head
towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and
sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores
for students and anyone interested in literature and
the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and
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