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Ekoin Temple

2-17 Ryogoku, Sumida 130-0026, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3634-7776
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Interesting temple

You can walk to this temple from Ryogoku Station in 10 minutes. When I came here the last time, It... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Keizo
,
Kawasaki, Japan
Interesting Temple & Grave Site

This was an impressive temple and grave yard and it must have significant history although no... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Oldjack
,
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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10 Aug 2017
“Interesting temple”
31 Jan 2017
“Interesting Temple & Grave Site”
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2-17 Ryogoku, Sumida 130-0026, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3634-7776
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

You can walk to this temple from Ryogoku Station in 10 minutes. When I came here the last time, It was raining at night so cound not see anything. This time I could find Tomb of Nezumi Kozo(rat boy) ,famous theif during the edo period...More

Thank Keizo
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was an impressive temple and grave yard and it must have significant history although no English was evident within the grounds.It is two blocks from the Sumo Stadium and beyond the Ryogoku Station(JR).

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Sumo is still remembered at Ekō-in where there is a Chikarazuka (Mound of Strength) in remembrance of historical Sumo and where apprentice Sumo come to pray for success. The characters on the Chikarazuka stone read ‘Rikishi’. The upkeep of the mound and its enclosure is...More

3  Thank brixtontrev
Reviewed 19 May 2015

*English-speaking monks *Excellent wifi *Good food *Interesting activities: temple service, meditation, arranged shiatsu massage, guided evening visit to cemetery. *Very pretty accommodations. *Across from a nice Japanese coffee shop

1  Thank Magsy31
Reviewed 13 September 2013

In Japan when disasters occurred, it was not common to enshrine all the victims. Criminals or untouchables were not enshrined even if they were lost. However, after the great Edo Fire of 1657, a temple was created to honor all victims. This probably was controversial...More

2  Thank Yummyformytummy
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