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Naritasan Shinshoji Temple

1 Narita, Narita 286-0023, Chiba Prefecture
+81 476-22-2111
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This temple is known for its fire ritual, which is performed several times a day. Visitors wishing to know their fortunes can purchase paper oracles from vending machines located on the grounds or pay a visit to one of the local soothsayers.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1 Narita, Narita 286-0023, Chiba Prefecture
+81 476-22-2111
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I used hotel shuttle to get station then walked to temple Huge temple and different garden and buildings

Thank masakok385
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

quite a change to see a temple in the evening .. the flight arrived around 5.30pm we found the Richmond hotel in naritasan a perfect place to stay for one day First we ate at the eel shop called the chrysanthemum as advised by TripAdvisor...More

Thank linfame
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Narita was our first stop in Japan and was surprised by the size of the size. It has a lot of old buildings. I would recommend this place to visit

Thank Bianca R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was flying back to U.S.A. From Cambodia and with a long 9 hours layover in NRT. So I signed up for the Narita Airport Transit and Stay Program. You can choose from many different routes either with a Volunteer Guide or you can navigate...More

Thank Russ L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, easy walk in from Shinjuku station. It was on a Sunday and witnessed two wedding professions.

Thank symbolman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 18th September, 2017 was our last day in Japan and our flight home was not due to leave till 6.30 pm. So after breakfast at the Narita Gateway Hotel my wife and I decided not to travel to Tokyo, on the advice of our...More

Thank chrismike_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the temple is 1080 years old . it is an amazing structure and the campus and all the building around are unique .A must visit while in japan. The most impressive main gate. Very accessible for the aged and handicapped .The main temple is extremely...More

Thank Kiran M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite a big temple and well kept gardens including a pond with fish and turtles by the entrance. The steps are quite steep and not sure about accessiblity for senior citizens. There are walkways in the gardens which might take about an hour to cover

Thank Madhavi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful temple and walking paths. I loved the pond with the turtles and fish. Bring plenty of water, there is a lot to see and a lot of walking to do.

Thank Cynthia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very large temple complex a short walk from rail stations. The temple complex is very large and is next to a very large park; the temple buildings are spectacular! If you have time, attend the Goma ceremony which is held at 9am every morning. It's...More

1  Thank hrtraveler
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23 September 2017|
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Response from travelcap a | Reviewed this property |
Yes.. Afternoon is fine. The walk to the temple is nice, for shopping you can go to Aeon mall (tax free). Nothing much around.
22 September 2017|
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Response from Tiniancnmi | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think so.
25 May 2017|
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Response from crestwood2014 | Reviewed this property |
Like everyone said "IT'S FREE!" To get there from Narita Station, you may take a cab, or take a nice walk on Omotesando street with lots of restaurants and local shops selling unique gifts and crafts. The temple is huge... More