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Address: 1-15-1 Nishiarai, Adachi 123-0841, Tokyo Prefecture
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Lovely temple with a gorgeous garden

The temple is so nice, but the garden was great with a waterfall and different little shrines. The surrounding streets are also great to wander around - so picturesque.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sabrina D
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple is so nice, but the garden was great with a waterfall and different little shrines. The surrounding streets are also great to wander around - so picturesque.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

We went there by bus from JR Ikekukuro Station. There were restaurants and souvenir shops along the street which led to the Temple. Many flowers had been planted around the temple area, particularly the peonies, sakura trees and wisterias. There was no fee charges to enter these gardens and you have plenty of time and space around to view and... More 

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Lyon, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

This is a rather big temple, and we know this temple especially for flowers. Depending upon the seasons, you can admire cherry blossoms, peonies, wisteria, etc. We went there last week, and peonies were in full bloom. They say that this year the best season for peonies is between 16 and 24 of April. (Free entry for peony garden) There... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The temple is the main one in the area. The inside is very rich. Many small shrines next to it. Beautiful garden with a waterfall, pond and big wisteria. Really lovely in spring. Not too many people.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2014

Please note that the purpose of this review is not to offend anyone but to give account of my experience as a traveller visiting the Sojiji Temple. I understand full well that the temples in Japan are holy sites – not simply for the pleasure of the eyes but for the healing and wellbeing of the soul. In addition, I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

This is a nice little Buddhist temple about 50 minutes outside the Roppongi/Shibuya area of Tokyo via subway/train lines. It takes some doing to get there, but it is a good area to get out of the typical tourist areas of Tokyo. Don't go expecting some spectacular shrine. This place is a nice location to get a feel of the... More 

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Matsudo, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

My wife and I visited Sojiji temple on Seijin-no-Hi 2014, as neither of us had been before. The Nishiarai area, in many ways, personifies Shitamachi - old buildings, street vendors and a generally shabby atmosphere (I mean that in a good way). The temple surrounds were full of food stalls selling everything from dried squid to okonomiyaki and yaki-tori to... More 

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