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Taiso-ji Temple

2-9-2 Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3356-7731
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Calm and peaceful in the middle of Shinjuku

Really calm place where you can see the old temple and the yard with some statues that strangely... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2017
Nguyen D
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Asia
The Buddha at Taisoji Temple was not as "big" as I thought

Taisoji Temple is very accessible being a short walk from the Shinjuku Gyoemmae Metro Station. When... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2016
mzzyap8
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Philippines
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Mar 15, 2017
“Calm and peaceful in the middle of Shinjuku”
Jul 9, 2016
“The Buddha at Taisoji Temple was not as "big" as I thought”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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2-9-2 Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinjuku
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+81 3-3356-7731
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Really calm place where you can see the old temple and the yard with some statues that strangely stand there through the stream of time. The sun dropped on the trees but the coldness of the early spring still lingered around like forever and sometimes...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

Taisoji Temple is very accessible being a short walk from the Shinjuku Gyoemmae Metro Station. When they said "big Buddha", I wrongfully expected it to be a really big Buddha. Yes, we did see lots of stray cats around.

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Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Off a busy road and full of cats. This temple is a nice break from the hustle and bustle of Shinjuku. You can see it from the main road so it's not hard to find. There's a 100¥ shop nearby so look out for that...More

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Shinjuku
Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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