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Ryosenji Temple

3-12-12, Shimoda 415-0023, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 558-22-2805
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Perry’s treaty ceremony site

This temple was founded in 1635. A quaint, nicely preserved temple. Continuing further, you’ll... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
DYA717
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Honolulu
Small peaceful temple

Small peaceful temple in a peaceful small town. Ryosenji temple is pretty much at the start of the... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2016
worddict
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singapore
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good56%
  • Average28%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
10 Feb 2017
“Perry’s treaty ceremony site”
17 Feb 2016
“Small peaceful temple”
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3-12-12, Shimoda 415-0023, Shizuoka Prefecture
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+81 558-22-2805
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

This temple was founded in 1635. A quaint, nicely preserved temple. Continuing further, you’ll pass Perry Road with it’s cobblestone, willow-lined road and a small set of preserved old buildings from Perry’s landing era. Then onwards to the spot on the water’s edge where Perry...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2016

Small peaceful temple in a peaceful small town. Ryosenji temple is pretty much at the start of the famed Perry Road. It was at this temple that the Treaty of Shimoda was signed between US and Japan by Commodore Perry.

Thank worddict
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Small temple in Shimoda, we also visited the museum, that had the history of the area, with Perry, Harris and one story about Okichi-san. Interesting...

Thank Pam I
Reviewed 2 March 2014

If you're interested in Matthew Perry and the opening of Japan in the 19th century this is good place to visit. Their little museum holds some interesting art and artifacts, and if you pray at the temple you'll allegedly have enhanced success in your career....More

Thank PNodes
Reviewed 25 May 2013 via mobile

Fantastic little spot with a garden of white and lilla flowers. Flowers bloom in mid to late May. Here commodore Perry signed the Shimoda treaty. Don't miss the vertical garden and the little shrine on the left when you come in

Thank TokyoDane
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