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Renko-ji Temple

3-30-20 Wada, Suginami 166-0012, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3311-7832
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You should visit if you are in Tokyo and you are true Indian

You should visit this temple if you are in Tokyo. Renkōji Temple is a Buddhist temple in Tokyo... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
animeshpat
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Had an amazing and emotional experience. Subhash Chandra Bose has been forever buried and lost in... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2016
Jitayu P
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Renkoji Temple (蓮光寺 Renkoji) is a Buddhist temple in Tokyo, Japan. It is assumed to be the purported location of the ashes of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian freedom-fighter, which have been preserved since September 18, 1945.[1] The small, well-preserved temple was established in 1594 inspired by the God of Wealth and Happiness[clarification needed]. It belongs to the Nichiren sect of Buddhism
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3-30-20 Wada, Suginami 166-0012, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3311-7832
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

You should visit this temple if you are in Tokyo. Renkōji Temple is a Buddhist temple in Tokyo, Japan. It is assumed to be the purported location of the ashes of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian freedom-fighter, which have been preserved since September 18, 1945....More

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Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing and emotional experience. Subhash Chandra Bose has been forever buried and lost in suburb Tokyo many miles apart from India. I request all the people who enjoys the freedom and democracy in India, to pay respect at this place and acknowledge his...More

1  Thank Jitayu P
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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Although the presence of ashes of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Renkoji Temple is controversial, this is a historically important place associated with WWII. This is a pretty unknown shrine like every typical local shrines we can see everywhere in Japan. There is no English...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2015

Not Sure If i am visiting the real place to give respect our nation's hero, not only that after all he is a Bengali. I visited this place once, really difficult to figure out, thought of coming back without being able to find the place...More

Thank Goutam D
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Reviewed 11 August 2012

This non-descript temple is located somewhere in Tokyo's suburban sprawl and been would have been invisible to most people (actually, it still is unknown to many a traveller), had it not been the resting place of a legend. This temple is located in a quiet...More

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