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Tsukiji Honganji Temple

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3-15-1 Tsukiji, Chuo 104-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
+81 3-3541-1131
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All reviews indian style fish market unique architecture clean restrooms quick visit pipe organ short visit ginza shopping area great pictures peaceful place beautiful building tourist spot worth a visit hustle bustle metro station take photos open to the public
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

I was intrigued by my guidebook's mention of Indian architectural influences, so I went to take a look. It;s obviously a modern structure, but indeed it incorporates stylistic elements from India, making this a very unusual Buddhist temple for Japan. Internally, however, it's classically Japanese...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Wow! So impressed... always love to learn about new cultures and religions. This was truly a great experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank constantingm
Reviewed 13 September 2018

It is extremely easy to access. It is located in the middle of the city and right by the Tsukiji fish market. Just a quick hop after eating at the fish market and you are there. It is a gorgeous and peaceful place. The contrast...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Enter the temple to pray and show respect to God. Very ornate; of Indian influence. There are very clean restrooms inside and no fee to enter.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank melissamontovino
Reviewed 10 September 2018

In a country of wooden temples, shrines, and palaces, this one is unique. We were fortunate to visit during Odon, and sat and attended the prayers. Stop in on your way to the nearby fish market.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Monty S
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Very confused initially. I am used to buddhist temples especially being a devotee but used to the temples of Thailand, Cambodia etc... Confused...well the building itself, looks very European but once you enter, you see the altar and know that it is a temple. Different...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Phil P
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

While walking to the famous fish market, I stopped in this shrine to check it out and I liked it. The decor is very detailed and elegant, the AC is cool and the bathrooms are open to the public. It was a great quick visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Matts_Mundo
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Does not fit with all of the other temples and shrines in Japan. It is made out of stone. Very nice inside, you are able to take pictures inside.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wolf3728
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Honganji Temple on the way to the Tsukiji fish markets. It was a good visit and pleasant to sit inside.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank WayneN795
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I went there on Aug 3 which there was the Bon Odori. Lots of people were gathering, eating and dancing. Such an amazing experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
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