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5-36 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku 162-0825, Tokyo Prefecture
Yotsuya, Iidabashi
+81 3-3269-0641
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Never been here before and I do found this temple is kinda underrated for foreigners. I'm a temple lover and each temple that I discovered is unique in its own way. Will definitely give a visit by next year.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank fatimabdulrahman
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This temple is located right next to the subway so it is very convenient for anyone to visit. It wasn't too crowded but I wish the tourists would be more mindful of their trash. Please be respectful!

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 4geordie
Reviewed 10 August 2018

A must visit place in tokyo. when you are there check out your luck using the cute tablets. Dont believe it of course.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lifeworld
Reviewed 7 May 2018

The Zenkokuji Temple was one of our favorite places we visited. We were amazed how welcome everyone is to come up and see the Temple.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Candace P
Reviewed 18 April 2018

A really nice temple and fairly big too. It is free to go in and worth a visit if you are in the area.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lorna M
Reviewed 26 March 2018

I'm one for the temples -- and this is a particularly nice one. It's a good counter too to all the hustle and bustle of the Shinjuku district.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank AhuvafromTX
Reviewed 2 March 2018

This temple has a long history. And it has many things to understand about culture and people of the old Japanese when you come inside the temple such as many beautiful sceneries, doing some practices and praying for happiness good life for myself and everyone....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jacobsullivan99
Reviewed 22 September 2017

All temples become the same old thing but the history is interesting. Spend some time watching the locals its facinating

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank dreaming303
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We have visited this temple 2 times Beautiful. We are a time in the evening, and once during the day. Beautiful temple, that one usually sees in movies. With a lot of content and culture of the Japanese.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Eric S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We attended a fire cleansing/blessing of personal items and themselves. Drums, chanting, fire and singing was performed during ther cewremony. Very impressive.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Yotsuya / Iidabashi
Yotsuya and Iidabashi are areas that developed around
the outer moat of the Imperial palace. Nearby in
Kagurazaka, there is an old red-light district with a
photogenic feel evocative of the ambiance of old
Tokyo. Narrow paths with stone paving remain to this
day, and there are long-standing restaurants with
geishas and quaint old cafes in townhouse buildings.
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