We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Ryusenji Temple

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 3-20-26 Shimomeguro, Meguro 153-0064, Tokyo Prefecture
Name/address in local language
Phone Number: +81 3-3712-7549

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 65 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 4
  • 1
    Very good
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
瀧泉寺・目黒不動尊 [東京] Ryūsenji / Meguro Fudōson (Tōkyō)

Ryūsenji is dedicated to Fudō-Myōō, specifically the Meguro Fudō-Myōō, Black-eyed Immovable King of Wisdom. In the Edo Period five protective statues of Fudō-Myōō were placed... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Add Photo Write a Review

65 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 5: English reviews
Level Contributor
236 reviews
236 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ryūsenji is dedicated to Fudō-Myōō, specifically the Meguro Fudō-Myōō, Black-eyed Immovable King of Wisdom. In the Edo Period five protective statues of Fudō-Myōō were placed around the capital and each had different coloured eyes. The statue at this temple was one, and his black eyes give the ward of Meguro its name, with white-eyed Mejiro being another. The theme of... More 

Thank ART196
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Level Contributor
102 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Up the hill from daienji temple with the 500 small Buddha's is this temple with 500 large buddhas although only some 300 survive. This temple requires a fee of 150 yen per person but there ripped off giant Buddha's are worth it. There is also a small museum. It is worth the further walk from metro station.

Thank charlesgolden
Torrance, California
Level Contributor
28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

I really enjoyed myself the last two mornings outside this temple. I probably took over 100 photos; found the attention to detail and the daily activities of the visitors and groundskeepers fascinating. A lot more peaceful, for example, than the touristy places like Asakusa but well worth the time spent getting there (I was staying just around the corner so... More 

1 Thank jrad0mski
Tokyo, Japan
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

Every month on the 28th, they have a matsuri. Lots of street food and games. The temple is about 10 minutes walk from Fudomae station.

1 Thank TravelSpyin
Arlington, Texas
Level Contributor
87 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2012

I visited this place while it was raining, it is an easy walk and wonderful scenery! I can't wait to go back to visit!

Thank Mike C

Been to Ryusenji Temple? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ryusenji Temple staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?