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Jokenji Temple

7-50, Tsuchibuchicho Tsuchibuchi | JokenjI, Tono 028-0555, Iwate Prefecture
+81 198-62-1333
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The Joken-ji Temple; an old Soto-sect Buddhist Temple in the Tsuchibuchi district of Tohno

This is a small zen temple in the Tsuchibuchi district within the city of Tohno. It belongs to the... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2017
Chuzaa
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Vancouver, Canada
Jokenji Temple and Kappa Fishing!

This is a traditional Buddhist Temple dating all the way back to the 1400's. On the left side of... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2016
alexhughey14
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Tono, Japan
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Jun 6, 2017
“The Joken-ji Temple; an old Soto-sect Buddhist Temple in the Tsuchibuchi district of Tohno”
Oct 4, 2016
“Jokenji Temple and Kappa Fishing!”
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7-50, Tsuchibuchicho Tsuchibuchi | JokenjI, Tono 028-0555, Iwate Prefecture
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+81 198-62-1333
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is a small zen temple in the Tsuchibuchi district within the city of Tohno. It belongs to the Soto sect of Buddhism. The local history says the temple was founded in 1490. The small temple complex has the main gate with a pair of...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a traditional Buddhist Temple dating all the way back to the 1400's. On the left side of the Temple, there are stone statues called Kappa Komainu (Kappa Guardian Dog). The statues head has a depression for holding water. This Temple is nearby Denshoen...More

Thank alexhughey14
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

Small temple you walk through on the way to Kappabuchi. I liked looking at the kappa statues, and the kappa dog statues too! Worth checking out if you're going to Denshoen as well.

Thank Simone R
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