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Location, Location, Location

I usually stop by this small Buddhist temple when I'm in Ueno Park during my visits to Tokyo... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
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Bentendo temple is a hive of activity

Bentendo temple sits on a man-made island in Ueno Park. White with vermillion trim and a green... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2015
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24 Feb 2018
“Beautiful but more for locals”
31 Jul 2016
“Location, Location, Location”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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1-30 Ueno Park, Taito 110-0007, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

This is definitely a nice place to sit, reflect, ponder and bird watch. However, if you have a week in Tokyo and want to see all of the highlights, this place can be a miss. Since we were already in the area exploring Ueno Park,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

I usually stop by this small Buddhist temple when I'm in Ueno Park during my visits to Tokyo. That's because I'm drawn to the beautiful area where the temple is located in the southern section of the park. Benten Hall, which is approached by a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Rumples
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Bentendo temple sits on a man-made island in Ueno Park. White with vermillion trim and a green copper roof, the octagonal temple is very photogenic. The temple is dedicated to Benzaiten, goddess of fortune and wisdom, which explains why so many people visit here hoping...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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