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Ekoin Temple回向院


A Pure Land Buddhist temple founded in 1657 which was started as a burial mound created on land gifted by the then-shogun Tokugawa Ietsuna to inter the countless, unidentifiable bodies of people who died in a great fire. Closely affiliated with the common people throughout its history, even today the temple is still beloved by many.

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place Tokyo Sumida-ku Ryougoku 2-8-10
phone 0336347776

Review of Ekoin Temple

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Reviewed:2018/11/11 Modern temple?
Interesting buildings as they are ultra modern but still have the old stones and trees of yesteryears.

There’s also family cemetery around the left that is somewhat interesting.

Not sure if it’s a...
Reviewed:2017/08/11 Interesting temple
You can walk to this temple from Ryogoku Station in 10 minutes. When I came here the last time, It was raining at night so cound not see anything. This time I could find Tomb of Nezumi Kozo(rat boy...
Reviewed:2017/02/01 Interesting Temple & Grave Site
This was an impressive temple and grave yard and it must have significant history although no English was evident within the grounds.It is two blocks from the Sumo Stadium and beyond the Ryogoku...



Tokyo Sumida-ku Ryougoku 2-8-10 [map]



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