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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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Stopped by here on the way to Mount Takao (Keio line train). Interesting soba noodle restaurants... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
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晩秋の武蔵野路「Late autumn Musashino Trip」

晩秋の12月に調布市深大寺に紅葉見物と深大寺参拝と蕎麦を食べに行きました。 深大寺植物園から見学し、深大寺で名物深大寺蕎麦を食し、その後は紅葉の深大寺を参拝。 御手水井戸がとてもインスタ映えする写真が... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eiki I
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5-15-1 Jindaiji Motomachi, Chofu 182-0017, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 42-486-5511
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by here on the way to Mount Takao (Keio line train). Interesting soba noodle restaurants nearby.

Thank WTisSearching
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

晩秋の12月に調布市深大寺に紅葉見物と深大寺参拝と蕎麦を食べに行きました。 深大寺植物園から見学し、深大寺で名物深大寺蕎麦を食し、その後は紅葉の深大寺を参拝。 御手水井戸がとてもインスタ映えする写真が撮影できました。 In December of late autumn I went to the Chofu shrine temple to see the autumn leaves, the sightseeing at Saikyoji and soba. We visited from the Buddhist Temples Botanical Gardens, eat the specialty shrine temple soba noodle in the temple and...More

Thank Eiki I
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though I lived in Tokyo for a couple of months I always seemed to miss this place on my trips around the city. This is the most green part of Tokyo I've ever been to. Surrounded by many soba restaurants and local souvenir shops,...More

Thank Krzysiek S
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

An easy train (Keio line from Shinjuku to Chofu) and bus (No. 34 from stand 14) is Jendai-ji temple. Established in 733 AD, the temple is set amongst beautiful forest and botanical gardens. Outside the temple the paths are lined with food vendors and restaurants....More

1  Thank Smiddys
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

1  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 20 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 13 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
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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