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Sojiji Temple (Nishiarai Daishi)

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A quiet place

A very accessible place. Quite pleasant if you’re looking for a place to meditate and relax. Go... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Nina C M
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Nice Shrine

The temple here is very easy on the eyes. If you are in the area, it’s worth checking out. There is... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Chatan-cho, Japan
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Jun 23, 2018
“A quiet place”
Mar 24, 2018
“ Nice Shrine”
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1-15-1 Nishiarai, Adachi 123-0841, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3890-2345
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

A very accessible place. Quite pleasant if you’re looking for a place to meditate and relax. Go there early morning or after 4pm not too many people and lots of places to sit and appreciate the fresh air and water. You can also do the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Nina C M
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The temple here is very easy on the eyes. If you are in the area, it’s worth checking out. There is a traditional Japanese garden with coy fish too. The whole complex was very clean as well.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank geelongexpat
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Worth a look if you enjoy Buddhist culture, & includes a nice Zen garden that wasn’t too crowded. Also has the compulsory strip of shops entrance, but not too commercialised.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank SimonW4592
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A bit out of the way from Tokyo, but nice temple to visit especially during the wind chimes festival - hundreds of wind chimes.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Kasia Z
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This temple is part of the Shingon sect of Buddhism and has ties with Kobo Daishi, the great Buddhist saint. There are lovely ponds, small shrines and an okunoin or graveyard that mirrors Kobo Daishi's resting place in Koyasan. It's quite easy to get to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Nonnapn
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This temple is walking distance from Emblem Hostel. They sell yummy treats and if you want to stay for the sutra, just ask for the schedule at the information center.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank garp1099
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location out of Tokyo's CBD, buddhist temple common for locals to go in the beginning of year, for celebrate hatsumode. Moreover, popular for yakuyoke. Usually people bring back the previous ofuda, in order to get new one after monk's celebration. There is also nice...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank TD_Manager
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Sojiji temple is one of its kind, the walk towards it is beautiful and you get to learn more about the Japanese culture. It gets pretty packed for new years and its famous within the locals as not many travellers know about it being far...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Amsy29
Reviewed 3 January 2017

One of the beautiful shrines one must visit to know Japan's ritual/culture and day to day living style. Locals visit this shrine on almost all festival times.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Suprit07
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The temple is so nice, but the garden was great with a waterfall and different little shrines. The surrounding streets are also great to wander around - so picturesque.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Morgan D
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