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Zojoji Temple

4-7-35 Shibakoen, Minato 105-0011, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3432-1431
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This well-known temple stands next to Tokyo Tower, and its grounds contain the mausoleum of the Tokugawa family.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“unborn children” (39 reviews)
“tokyo tower” (277 reviews)
“stone statues” (16 reviews)
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4-7-35 Shibakoen, Minato 105-0011, Tokyo Prefecture
Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
+81 3-3432-1431
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed very close to this temple and were pleasantly surprised with it. It is next door to Tokyo Tower and well worth a visit.

Thank Vanessa G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A 15 min walk from our hotel and we arrived at this temple. Good size and very nice temple. The architecture is very nice and old temple. There are better and bigger temple’s in Tokyo area to visit we choose this one for it was...More

Thank Arash J
Reviewed 3 days ago

very ornate temple,good example of old japan,a must see ,big tourist attraction,one other temple had shinto marriage

Thank ericWaterloo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very easy to find and large enough to walk around. Fees to enter inside the buildings so I just walked the outside grounds. Unusual infant statues adorn the right side of the temple park. You cannot miss the pinwheels and hats on the statues. Nice...More

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large temple grounds with a few places you need to pay for admission (Hall of Treasures and mausoleum of shoguns) Most striking is the Unborn children garden. Row upon row of small statutes wearing knit caps with pinwheels blowing in the breeze. Very, very moving.

Thank travelgalAvon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a charming temple with a Tokyo Tower view. We wish we had more time to explore this temple and park. The temple is 10 minutes walking distance from the Tokyo Tower, such a hidden gem. You feel zen and peaceful at the Zojoji Temple....More

Thank MandC0218
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temple's only original structure survive the Second World War. It is believed if someone passes through the gate, he can free himself from three passions "greed", "hatred", and"foolishness This temple Six of the 15 Tokugawa shoguns are buried at Zōjō-ji. Parts of two of...More

Thank yaza K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This location does not have much else to do other than see the temple itself unlike other temples such as sensoji. However if you are in the area visiting Tokyo Tower it wont hurt to take a quick walk to get a very nice picture...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is located next to Tokyo tower and is nice as you can see the tower in the background. Trees at and around this temple are beautiful.

Thank Tim Miguel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to get to, nice temple to visit with busy market as additional drawcard, and the tower in the background

Thank Jill M
Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
Odaiba is an entertainment hotspot with a giant ferris
wheel, concert halls, amusement arcades and lots of
shopping. It also boasts Oedo-onsen-monogatari, a
hotspring that recreates old Edo-era ambiance and is
very popular with foreign visitors. Shiodome has
ultra-modern office buildings where you can often find
restaurants with a great high-rise view of Tokyo. The
neighboring area of Shinbashi is a district of much
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Response from Mei O | Reviewed this property |
On when they have the ceremonies, I do not know their exact schedules, but I noted there is a monthly calendar posted on their website in Japanese language though... There is an english-written page but only featuring the... More