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Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple

1 Narita, Narita 286-0023, Chiba Prefecture
+81 476-22-2111
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This temple is known for its fire ritual, which is performed several times a day. Visitors wishing to know their fortunes can purchase paper oracles from vending machines located on the grounds or pay a visit to one of the local soothsayers.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“few hours” (39 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1 Narita, Narita 286-0023, Chiba Prefecture
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+81 476-22-2111
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"narita airport"
in 84 reviews
"few hours"
in 39 reviews
"beautiful garden"
in 7 reviews
"great place to visit"
in 10 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 23 reviews
"main hall"
in 10 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 21 reviews
"cherry blossoms"
in 12 reviews
"nice walk"
in 11 reviews
"minute walk"
in 12 reviews
"long layover"
in 23 reviews
"walk around"
in 8 reviews
"japanese culture"
in 14 reviews
"shopping street"
in 7 reviews
"between flights"
in 9 reviews
"keisei line"
in 9 reviews
"unagi"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had heard this was a place to visit. We went theu customs in no time and where on the train heading to the temple! It was only 2 stops away and I’m so very happy my family said let’s do this 2 mile round...More

Thank Bobbie Jo E
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This popular temple park is very easy to get to from the airport and Narita hotels. we took a free shuttle to the Narita train station and then had a pleasant walk to the temple from there using Google Maps' directions.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I had six hours at the Narita airport and having not been to Japan, I ventured out to this temple for a quick look around. Customs and Immigration was very quick and airport/train staff were very helpful in directing me which ticket to buy and...More

Thank Dawn S
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This temple is set in a huge area of land. The site has many buildings and water features. Very tranquil. We enjoy visiting this temple, each time we are in Narita.

Thank GCKAT2014
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you have the time on the way into Japan or on the way out to visit the town of Narita, nearby the International Airport for the Tokyo region, it is really worthwhile to stroll through the busy village streets and end up at the...More

Thank Catherine L S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had only a 8 hour layover in Narita airport, but didnt want to stay there, so we went out to get a feel for the culture of Japan. This temple and surrounding area were just beautiful. Absolutely worth it if you have time on...More

Thank Janeen M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple is so serene, I’ve been to a lot of temples in Japan but this is by far my favourite. Spent a couple hours walking round the grounds but could have easily spent a couple more! The actual temple itself is right at the...More

Thank Rob S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were on a 12-hour layover with an airport switch, from Narita to Haneda. We considered going into Tokyo, but I vaguely recalled reading that Narita was a worthwhile town to explore, in its own right. So we left our luggage in...More

Thank Aqusite
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location Narita, Japan. Just 10-15 minutes walk from the narita station. Experience I started walking from narita station as I got down from bus there. The main street towards the temple is around a mile but you won't feel it as it's so beautiful and...More

Thank Lifecntstop L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We landed at Narita International Airport. We had requested a free tourguide months before the visit. Although we arrive early, the Society that in charge of the tour was very kind and contacted the peraon to bring us around the Temple, lasted around an hour....More

Thank Songwl
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Drnarain B
17 February 2018|
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
The hotel Richmond is very nice and close. Just a short walk to the Naritasan Hhinsho-ji Temple and just an escalator ride from the train station. I usually stay at the Toyoko-Inn and take the shuttle to both the Temple and... More
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Khoo Z
23 December 2017|
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Response from symbolman | Reviewed this property |
It's is a beautiful temple very calming, take ttt he time to see and enjoy.
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jmakaveli
23 September 2017|
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Response from travelcap a | Reviewed this property |
Yes.. Afternoon is fine. The walk to the temple is nice, for shopping you can go to Aeon mall (tax free). Nothing much around.
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