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Quiet temple

It’s hard to believe that nearby are hordes of people in Senso Ji and here, only a few. This temple... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Daniel A
Beijing, China
Sir Raccoon Dog

This temple is dedicated to Chingo-do also konwn as Sir Raccoon Dog, yes you read it correct, they... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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24 Feb 2018
“Quiet temple”
3 Jan 2018
“Quiet little spot”
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2-3-1 Asakusa, Taito 111-0032, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

It’s hard to believe that nearby are hordes of people in Senso Ji and here, only a few. This temple appeared to be dedicated to a raccoon dog? It was quite different than any other temple I saw in Tokyo. If you are close by,...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Even in the buzz of the New Year hatsumode of the nearby Sensoji, this spot was a relief of quiet solitude for contemplation. The staff was very nice to tell me how to offer incense. Chingo-do is to appease the spirit of Otanuki-sama (a raccoon...More

Thank Fiona F
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This temple is dedicated to Chingo-do also konwn as Sir Raccoon Dog, yes you read it correct, they were ensuring that fire and theft in this area to floorish business. I came across this place when returning to hotel, an unexpected stop but enjoyed coming...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Nice little shrine, which is often closed. Not as many tanuki around as one would expect for a shrine dedicated to tanuki. I'm talking statues, not the live animal. There's actually only two human size ones. That's all. There's also an amazing statue of a...More

1  Thank Higuma2017
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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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