Zojoji Buddhist Temple Tokyo

Zojo-ji Temple (増上寺) is a large Buddhist Temple located close to Roppongi Tokyo, just next to Tokyo Tower. The temple was founded in 1393 by the Jodo Shu buddhist denomination as the central monastery in Kando (East Japan) region. The …

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Various shrines at Sensoji Temple Tokyo

Introducing 11 of the best temples and shrines in Tokyo: Despite the hustle and bustle of Tokyo, with 20 million people going about their daily business, there are a few sanctuaries of peace and quiet found within the city of …

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The Healing Temple - Koganji Temple

Koganji Temple is a Buddhist Temple located in Sugamo Tokyo, just 6 stops from Shinjuku Train Station on the Yamanote temple. Kogangi is often referred to as the Healing temple. Check out the video of Koganji Temple in Tokyo Kaganji …

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Kanda Myojin Shinto Shrine Tokyo

Kanda Shinto Shrine (Kanda Jinja) is popularly called Kanda Myojin located not far from Akihabara in Tokyo. The deities enshrined at Kanda Myojin are the guardian deities for the 108 Tokyo neighborhoods including Kanda, Nihombashi, Akihabara, Ohte-Maruouchi, the Old Kanda …

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Hanazono Shrine Shinjuku Tokyo

Hanazono Shrine is a Shinto shrine found in the heart of Shinjuku, one of Tokyo’s busiest districts. Hanazono means ‘flower garden’ (Hana means flower, Zono means garden). This small shrine is a tranquil place surrounded by the concrete jungle that …

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Sengakuji Temple Tokyo

Sengakuji Temple in Tokyo is a Sōtō Zen Buddhist Temple located in Tokyo Japan, famous as it is the burial ground of the 47 Ronin. I had only recently watched the Hollywood movie ’47 Ronin’ with Keanu Reeves. I didn’t realise …

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