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Jorenji Temple (Tokyo Daibutsu)

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Address: 5-28 Akatsuka, Itabashi 175-0092, Tokyo Prefecture
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Set in Beautiful Grounds

This statue is about the same size as its more famous kin, the Great Buddha of Kamakura. Both are seated outdoors, but the Tokyo one is surrounded by trees which partially block... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 September 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This statue is about the same size as its more famous kin, the Great Buddha of Kamakura. Both are seated outdoors, but the Tokyo one is surrounded by trees which partially block the view during the leafy season. The temple grounds are very agreeable. There seem to be a lot of Thai visitors.The authorities apparently have not decided whether the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Very quiet temple and clean as well. It is near the highway. Tokiwadai is a nice place with everything you need in it.

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Akabane / Itabashi
In Akabane and Itabashi, visitors can get a glimpse of the ordinary day-to-day life of Tokyo. On the east side of Akabane station, there are many traditional shopping districts and small izakayas, while on the west side, there’s a modern shopping mall. Itabashi is currently being developed as a residential area with a huge 1.1km long shopping street that extends from east to west. Rows of shops and izakayas target the down to earth everyday needs of locals. Both Akabane and Itabashi are notable for their easy access to the city center as well as their proximity to Ikebukuro.
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