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Ryusenji Temple

3-20-26 Shimomeguro, Meguro 153-0064, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3712-7549
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Famous shrine as a picnic destination among people in Edo era

A big Vairocana statue is settled in this Buddhist temple. It was a famous shrine as a common... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
mat_mak
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
A temple gem in Meguro

This temple has quite a history and is one of those off-the-beaten track places ensconced in... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
warren D
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tokyo
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3 Apr 2017
“Famous shrine as a picnic destination among people in Edo era”
23 Mar 2017
“A temple gem in Meguro”
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3-20-26 Shimomeguro, Meguro 153-0064, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3712-7549
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

A big Vairocana statue is settled in this Buddhist temple. It was a famous shrine as a common picnic destination among people in Edo era, and its name was found in an old maps which drawn few hundreds years ago. The building is luxurious and...More

Thank mat_mak
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This temple has quite a history and is one of those off-the-beaten track places ensconced in Meguro, about a kilometer walking for Meguro Station. There are many things to see at this temple, including the small waterfall, stone grotto, main temple, hall, and little forest...More

Thank warren D
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Ryūsenji is dedicated to Fudō-Myōō, specifically the Meguro Fudō-Myōō, Black-eyed Immovable King of Wisdom. In the Edo Period five protective statues of Fudō-Myōō were placed around the capital and each had different coloured eyes. The statue at this temple was one, and his black eyes...More

Thank ART196
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Up the hill from daienji temple with the 500 small Buddha's is this temple with 500 large buddhas although only some 300 survive. This temple requires a fee of 150 yen per person but there ripped off giant Buddha's are worth it. There is also...More

1  Thank charlesgolden
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I really enjoyed myself the last two mornings outside this temple. I probably took over 100 photos; found the attention to detail and the daily activities of the visitors and groundskeepers fascinating. A lot more peaceful, for example, than the touristy places like Asakusa but...More

1  Thank jrad0mski
Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

Every month on the 28th, they have a matsuri. Lots of street food and games. The temple is about 10 minutes walk from Fudomae station.

2  Thank TravelSpyin
Reviewed 8 November 2012

I visited this place while it was raining, it is an easy walk and wonderful scenery! I can't wait to go back to visit!

Thank Mike C
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