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Sojiji Temple (Nishiarai Daishi)

1-15-1 Nishiarai, Adachi 123-0841, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3890-2345
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Local Buddhist Temple famous for hatsumode

Beautiful location out of Tokyo's CBD, buddhist temple common for locals to go in the beginning of... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
via mobile
Famous with the locals

Sojiji temple is one of its kind, the walk towards it is beautiful and you get to learn more about... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
via mobile
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11 Jan 2017
“Famous with the locals”
14 Nov 2016
“Lovely temple with a gorgeous garden”
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1-15-1 Nishiarai, Adachi 123-0841, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3890-2345
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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

Thank dobexAle1
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

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.

Thank Suprit07
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Great temple opened daily 9 to 4 pm. First time temple for me, beautiful make sure you have at least 1 hour to invest, you can stay outside enjoy nice lake in the garden, also there is local market right after you leave the temple.

Thank Justice334
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.

Thank Sabrina D
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We went there by bus from JR Ikekukuro Station. There were restaurants and souvenir shops along the street which led to the Temple. Many flowers had been planted around the temple area, particularly the peonies, sakura trees and wisterias. There was no fee charges to...More

Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is a rather big temple, and we know this temple especially for flowers. Depending upon the seasons, you can admire cherry blossoms, peonies, wisteria, etc. We went there last week, and peonies were in full bloom. They say that this year the best season...More

1  Thank Gemini6_tadvisor
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The temple is the main one in the area. The inside is very rich. Many small shrines next to it. Beautiful garden with a waterfall, pond and big wisteria. Really lovely in spring. Not too many people.

Thank Roni S
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Please note that the purpose of this review is not to offend anyone but to give account of my experience as a traveller visiting the Sojiji Temple. I understand full well that the temples in Japan are holy sites – not simply for the pleasure...More

2  Thank Darzy
Reviewed 15 July 2014

This is a nice little Buddhist temple about 50 minutes outside the Roppongi/Shibuya area of Tokyo via subway/train lines. It takes some doing to get there, but it is a good area to get out of the typical tourist areas of Tokyo. Don't go expecting...More

1  Thank Sjfotos
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