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Address: 1-15-1 Nishiarai, Adachi 123-0841, Tokyo Prefecture
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06:00 - 18:00
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Famous with the locals

Sojiji temple is one of its kind, the walk towards it is beautiful and you get to learn more about the Japanese culture. It gets pretty packed for new years and its famous within... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location out of Tokyo's CBD, buddhist temple common for locals to go in the beginning of year, for celebrate hatsumode. Moreover, popular for yakuyoke. Usually people bring back the previous ofuda, in order to get new one after monk's celebration. There is also nice Sakura tree. Best time end of April. I really recommend to go for people want... More 

Thank dobexAle1
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65 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Sojiji temple is one of its kind, the walk towards it is beautiful and you get to learn more about the Japanese culture. It gets pretty packed for new years and its famous within the locals as not many travellers know about it being far away from the central city.

Thank Amsy29
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017

One of the beautiful shrines one must visit to know Japan's ritual/culture and day to day living style. Locals visit this shrine on almost all festival times.

Thank Suprit07
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Great temple opened daily 9 to 4 pm. First time temple for me, beautiful make sure you have at least 1 hour to invest, you can stay outside enjoy nice lake in the garden, also there is local market right after you leave the temple.

Thank Justice334
Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

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.

Thank Sabrina D
Hong Kong, China
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815 reviews
663 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
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 

Lyon, France
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72 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
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 reviews
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.

Thank Roni S
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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131 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
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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