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Jorenji Temple (Tokyo Daibutsu)

5-28 Akatsuka, Itabashi 175-0092, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 80-5063-1120
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Peace & Quiet from the daily humdrum

Having lived here for ages, I was surprised to learn that Tokyo has a Daibutsu (Great Buddha... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Jorenji Temple (3rd Biggest Buddha in Japan)

Went on a Saturday and the place was not crowded at all. Temple grounds are clean and there is... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2017
Tokyo, Japan
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29 Jul 2017
“Peace & Quiet from the daily humdrum”
3 Mar 2017
“Jorenji Temple (3rd Biggest Buddha in Japan)”
5-28 Akatsuka, Itabashi 175-0092, Tokyo Prefecture
Akabane / Itabashi
+81 80-5063-1120
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Having lived here for ages, I was surprised to learn that Tokyo has a Daibutsu (Great Buddha statue) of it's own. Of course, everyone is aware of the Daibutsu statues in Nara's Tōdaiji & Kamakura's Kōtoku-in but this one is tucked away in the spacious & serene confines of...More

Thank tabibito007
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Went on a Saturday and the place was not crowded at all. Temple grounds are clean and there is stone steps going up but on the other side a sloping gradient for wheelchair access is available. The Buddha is about 11 meter high, jet black...More

Thank eTaka
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...More

Thank Oliver1646
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.

Thank Mariko I
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
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