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Tsukiji Hongwanji築地 本願寺


Tsukiji Hongwanji is a building of reinforced concrete construction with a round roof and a big stone staircase. It is an ancient Indian style temple and also looks like a palace. It is a temple of Jodo Shinshu Hongan-ji School located in Tsukiji in Chuo City, Tokyo and was originally built in 1617 in Asakusa as a branch temple of Nishi-hongan-ji temple in Kyoto. Subsequently, the building was relocated to the current building which was constructed to incorporate the designs of the architect, Chuta Ito. The building has been designated as a National Cultural Property. It is famous for having held the funerals of many notable public figures. A theater called “Buddhist Hall” is built on the grounds of the property.

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place Tokyo Chuou-ku Tsukiji 3-15-1
phone 0335411131

Review of Tsukiji Honganji Temple

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Reviewed:2018/10/29 Good for a quick visit
I was intrigued by my guidebook's mention of Indian architectural influences, so I went to take a look.

It;s obviously a modern structure, but indeed it incorporates stylistic elements from India...
Reviewed:2018/10/23 Impressive
Wow! So impressed... always love to learn about new cultures and religions. This was truly a great experience.
Reviewed:2018/09/12 A must stop while in the area
It is extremely easy to access. It is located in the middle of the city and right by the Tsukiji fish market. Just a quick hop after eating at the fish market and you are there. It is a gorgeous and...



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