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Tsukiji Honganji Temple

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3-15-1 Tsukiji, Chuo 104-0045, Tokyo Prefecture
Ginza, Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Ramon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank melissamontovino
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Monty S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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!

Thank mattthomas_travel
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.

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.

Thank Wayne N
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.

Thank Jittima P
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We pass by here since we were on the way to the fish market, place look cool with an indian influence, i personally suggest a quick stop.

Thank Mr_Vanssss
Reviewed 4 August 2018

This is a main site of the Jodo sect of Buddhism, practiced by most adherents living in Japan. It's very India-influenced, as seen from the outer architecture, and is rich in gold, red, and shiny furnishings inside, with Japanese tatami mats and other Japanization elements....More

Thank LesFroggies2011
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