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Ryusenji Temple

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Address: 3-20-26 Shimomeguro, Meguro 153-0064, Tokyo Prefecture
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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
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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 

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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.

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Torrance, California
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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 

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Tokyo, Japan
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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.

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Arlington, Texas
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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!

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