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Kuhombutsu Joshinji

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Address: 7-41-3 Okusawa, Setagaya 158-0083, Tokyo Prefecture
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Peaceful little retreat

I did not want to review this because tourists will swarm the place and the paradise will be destroyed. However it is a waste not to let people know of this little gem that is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 May 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I did not want to review this because tourists will swarm the place and the paradise will be destroyed. However it is a waste not to let people know of this little gem that is found right in Tokyo. You do not have to travel to Kyoto to look for green serenity. Joshinji is so calm and is a treat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

So, as a foreigner you can't really visit Japan and not go to a temple or two. That would be like visiting Egypt and thinking "Pyramids? Nah! Don't think I'll bother" So most visitors to Tokyo who see a temple will most likely only go to Meiji jingu. But I think that's a mistake. Don't get me wrong, Meiji is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

4K Video of the Temple that I made, enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhguCKiF3Cw Birth place of one ot Tokyo’s oldest tree (more than 700 years old), the Joshinji Temple or Jōshin-ji was first established in 1678 in Kuhonbutsu (a few meters away from the Kuhonbutsu Station in Tokyo) and home of the three Buddha Halls which are just in front of the main... More 

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