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Interesting temple

Nice temple to visit and experience the culture. Worshippers come and pray for health. There is a... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Betty C
One of the friendliest temples

Togenukijizo is obviously a local temple as the friendliness of the locals show. Rub that part of... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Liane D
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3-35-2 Sugamo, Toshima 170-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

I went and they had awesome sights for a temple and its in Tokyo!!so the sights and feel was authentic Japanese!! I did some worshiping and yeah!! sugamo is kinda like the grandparents area for harajuku!!! so old fashion style stuff!!! check it out and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Markpuke13
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Around Sugamo, this is a must visit place for elders who have some sort of pain or disease and wish to recover by washing aching body parts of the small Buddha. There is a belief that by washing the same location of the Buddha, one’s...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

when we visited it was raining very heavy though this did not spoil the experience. It is well worth a visiy

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

Nice temple to visit and experience the culture. Worshippers come and pray for health. There is a statute of the Goddess of Kannon where you wash the part of the statute that is sore and will cure your ailment. Outside of the temple, there are...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Betty C
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Togenukijizo is obviously a local temple as the friendliness of the locals show. Rub that part of the statue that corresponds to your troublesome body part for sone help.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Liane D
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Togenuki means to get thorns out of your body. Smoke from the big burner in front of the building is supposed cure any ailment. It may even make you smarter.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank ETC363
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The temples in Japan are a site to behold and it is nice to see that they are looked after and very symbolic to the people of Japan

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Loiswoollams
Reviewed 6 March 2013

I visited there few years ago in february when there was event. Lots of people coming to see celebrities.

Date of experience: April 2012
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