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Sengaku-ji Temple

2-11-1 Takanawa, Minato 108-0074, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3441-5560
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2-11-1 Takanawa, Minato 108-0074, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinagawa / Gotanda
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+81 3-3441-5560
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have read the story of the 47 Ronin (or maybe seen the movie starring Keanu Reeves hahaha) you may want to visit this temple in Tokyo. The 47 ronin are buried here and their lord and master Asano san. The temple itself is...More

Thank Nonnapn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located south-east of Tokyo city. There was <10 other people when i went there. it was REALLY a small out of the way location for folks who are adventurous to get away from the madding crowds of Shinjuku, Shibuya... Visit the Head washing well and...More

Thank salohcini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you were touched by the movie, 47 Ronin, or you are simply interested in the Japanese feudal period, this is a must see. I can't vouch for the authenticity of the movie but I can vouch for this moving tribute to these heroic samurai....More

1  Thank StevefromNorthLakes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This temple holds the remains of the 47 Ronin and their load. The museum tells their story in both Japanese and English and there is a way to honor those brave warriors. Read the story before you go or watch one of the several movices...More

Thank Randall S
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I've been here for years, ever since I read a novel and saw The 47 Ronin Story. The explanations available are very informative, especially if already read the novel The 47 Ronin Story.

Thank Prastrio
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I cannot get enough of the shrines and temples of Japan. They feel so incredibly serene and holy regardless of the religious inclination of the visitor. Take time to be, to reflect, and to make wishes for things/people that need attention. I was settled and...More

Thank Sholas007
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is a small and relatively unremarkable temple. However, we visited this temple, not for the temple itself, but to pay homage to the famous 47 Ronin, great cultural heroes who are buried in the adjacent graveyard. If you are familiar with the legendary story...More

Thank greenhp
Reviewed 26 May 2017

A bright red temple with some steps required to enter and a huge outdoor stall area along the way. Of course lots of burning incense!

Thank LuAnn
Reviewed 26 May 2017

If you visit only one historical shrine in Tokyo make this your choice, small but poignant with a real feel of history

Thank cpfc1984
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Although very popular, this is one of the most visited Temples. We went on a weekday, mid afternoon and the place was packed with tourists. There are many other less congested temples/shrines to visit in Tokyo

Thank jerdeb
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beautiful traditional Japanese gardens with ponds, as
well as enjoy the changing seasons. Shinagawa was a
post and a port town during the Edo era and the lavish
old Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples at Shinagawa
...More
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verada
15 May 2016|
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Response from Bead109 | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen any guides or docents but there is an English pamphlet that is very inexpensive. I highly recommend that you pay to go into the museum, there is a very good film in English which explains the story of the 47... More
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Candace J
22 March 2015|
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Response from _LeeKO_22 | Reviewed this property |
The only fees are for the museum. And the fees aren't that expensive
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