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Togenukijizo Kogan Temple

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Address: 3-35-2 Sugamo, Toshima 170-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
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The temples in Japan are a site to behold and it is nice to see that they are looked after and very symbolic to the people of Japan

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
Loiswoollams
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Bunbury, Australia
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Matawan, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Togenuki means to get thorns out of your body. Smoke from the big burner in front of the building is supposed cure any ailment. It may even make you smarter.

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Bunbury, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The temples in Japan are a site to behold and it is nice to see that they are looked after and very symbolic to the people of Japan

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Kita-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2013

I visited there few years ago in february when there was event. Lots of people coming to see celebrities.

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Ikebukuro
Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium, planetarium, theme park as well as an observation platform. The popular name for the western side of this area is "Otome Road" (Maiden Road) and there are many shops selling products related to anime with a female theme. It has rapidly become the worldwide headquarters for ‘otaku’ or geek culture.
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