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Jindai-ji Temple

5-15-1 Jindaiji Motomachi, Chofu 182-0017, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 42-486-5511
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No time for Kyoto nor Kamakura, then come here - only 30 minutes from Shinjuku

Old temple area, a short hop from Shinjuku (Keio train to Tsutsujigaoka, then 10 minute bus ride... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Tokyo, Japan
Old preserved buildings lead to Temple

This area is noted for making soba and most of the old preserved building were soba shops but now... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
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“bus ride” (2 reviews)
5-15-1 Jindaiji Motomachi, Chofu 182-0017, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 42-486-5511
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

Old temple area, a short hop from Shinjuku (Keio train to Tsutsujigaoka, then 10 minute bus ride). It's a world away from the hustle and bustle of the urban jungle. Jindaiji is an old temple in one of the greenest areas of Tokyo. Surrounding the...More

Thank Gassho
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This area is noted for making soba and most of the old preserved building were soba shops but now more souvenier and other confections along with their soba products. Jindaiji temple is more than 1200 years old and is the 2nd oldest temple in the...More

Thank DYA717
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to visit Jindai-Ji temple in mid November, on a Sunday. Would have been great for kids. Highlights: 1. The temple had a fabulous ninja show running different kid focused performances throughout the day. Lots of clowning. We enjoyed it thoroughly, though our...More

Thank Pstrauss
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The place was smaller than expected and quiet on a weekday. There are a few small shrines, a soba lane, some shops. Taking into consideration the time taken to first take a train from Shinjuku to Kichijoji Station after which you have to take the...More

1  Thank savvy8200
Reviewed 14 August 2016

This temple is in Tokyo, but outside of the 23 wards of Central Tokyo. From Shinjuku, Chuo (or Sobu) line or Keio line will take you to the station nearby, and in either case you have to take a bus from the station to the...More

1  Thank Gemini6_tadvisor
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Jindai-ji is a good place to walk, look at the nature and pray. There are some Soba restaurants and also souvenir shops.

Thank Patricia Y
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Plenty temple-related aspects to walk around here, and once you've done that there are some street stalls and soba-ya nearby. A pleasant environment, worth a look if you're in the area

Thank bamboozler
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Went there after famous soba noodle lunch near by. Well maintained gardens, very relaxed feeling. Few restaurants,souvenir shop and sweets venders around the temple. Car parking approx 700 yen per car.

Thank HappyDragon0201
Reviewed 21 October 2015

the main purpose of us to visit this temple is to visit 鬼太郎茶屋 Kitaro Chaya, a shop plus tea house based on the manga animation series "Ge Ge Ge No Kitaro". The Temple itself is quite quite, nice environment (surrounded with lots of trees) and...More

Thank Lunasolhk
Reviewed 20 October 2015

It is a very old and traditional temple in Tokyo, the temple is very pretty and I spent a very relaxing morning there. The restaurants nearby are famous with their hand-made soba noodles!

Thank chauada
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Sam A
15 January 2015|
Response from Ayako E |
If you're looking for a wheelchair rental option, it doesn't seem that the temple has such a service. If you're visiting the temple using a wheelchair or with someone using a wheelchair, however, it seems that the temple... More