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Ten'onzan Gohyaku Rakanji Temple, Tokyo

Ten'onzan Gohyaku Rakanji Temple - Tokyo, Japan
Ten'onzan Gohyaku Rakanji Temple
3-20-11 Shimo Meguro, Tokyo, Japan 153-0064Map
+81 3 3792 6751
Neighborhood: Meguro-ku
Overview

The story of this small temple starts with Shogun Tsunaoshi's mother who heard about a devoted monk who carved statues of holy men. She convinced her to son to allocate some land for the monk's work. About 300 statues survive from his five-year project and have been located at this present site in Meguro since 1908. Admission: Free.

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Ten'onzan Gohyaku Rakanji Temple General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
  • Nearest Train: Meguro Station
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