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Bucolic setting

If you want to see another face of Tokyo,take the train and bus to Jindaiji. Enroute on the train... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Nice stop away from the crowds

This temple and the surrounding area is beautiful. There are small shops, a pond and incredible... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Laura H
Spokane, Washington
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5-15-1 Jindaiji Motomachi, Chofu 182-0017, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 42-486-5511
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We used google map for train to get here from Asakusa. It is very easy even with the bus transferred to the temple. The ground and the area is beautiful and it felt like you are in the countryside. The day we went there was...More

Thank tibet71
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This place is so relaxing and waters are crystal clear..eating at the soba shops are wonderful. Clean and traditional place. You can get a yakuyoke (removal of bad spirits) the best part it’s only 20mins from shinjuku!!! By bus. It’s a wonderful relaxing place.

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

If you want to see another face of Tokyo,take the train and bus to Jindaiji. Enroute on the train, you can see glimpses of the way of life of some Tokyoites. Trains are frequent and efficient. On arrival at Chofu Station, head towards the central...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

This temple and the surrounding area is beautiful. There are small shops, a pond and incredible soba restaurants. We spent an afternoon here after having soba for lunch and really enjoyed the scenery as well as how much less crowded it was compared to similar...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped by here on the way to Mount Takao (Keio line train). Interesting soba noodle restaurants nearby.

Thank WTisSearching
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

晩秋の12月に調布市深大寺に紅葉見物と深大寺参拝と蕎麦を食べに行きました。 深大寺植物園から見学し、深大寺で名物深大寺蕎麦を食し、その後は紅葉の深大寺を参拝。 御手水井戸がとてもインスタ映えする写真が撮影できました。 In December of late autumn I went to the Chofu shrine temple to see the autumn leaves, the sightseeing at Saikyoji and soba. We visited from the Buddhist Temples Botanical Gardens, eat the specialty shrine temple soba noodle in the temple and...More

Thank Eiki I
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Even though I lived in Tokyo for a couple of months I always seemed to miss this place on my trips around the city. This is the most green part of Tokyo I've ever been to. Surrounded by many soba restaurants and local souvenir shops,...More

1  Thank Krzysiek S
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

An easy train (Keio line from Shinjuku to Chofu) and bus (No. 34 from stand 14) is Jendai-ji temple. Established in 733 AD, the temple is set amongst beautiful forest and botanical gardens. Outside the temple the paths are lined with food vendors and restaurants....More

1  Thank Smiddys
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Old temple area, a short hop from Shinjuku (Keio train to Tsutsujigaoka, then 10 minute bus ride). It's a world away from the hustle and bustle of the urban jungle. Jindaiji is an old temple in one of the greenest areas of Tokyo. Surrounding the...More

1  Thank Gassho
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This area is noted for making soba and most of the old preserved building were soba shops but now more souvenier and other confections along with their soba products. Jindaiji temple is more than 1200 years old and is the 2nd oldest temple in the...More

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Sam A
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If you're looking for a wheelchair rental option, it doesn't seem that the temple has such a service. If you're visiting the temple using a wheelchair or with someone using a wheelchair, however, it seems that the temple... More