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Marishiten Tokudaiji Temple reviews
In the middle of a bustling Ameyoko Street Shopping area, I was looking for someplace to rest. Then, I spied folks sitting on the granite steps. It looked so inviting, but the granite steps behind..... more »
It situated in the centre of Ueno, close to the train station and within some small but busy streets, lots of small shops around. You walk upstairs then you see the temple. Marishiten (摩利支天) is so... more »
Associated with both dogs and boars, so many visit in New Year's time in the relevant years. The grounds are understandably cramped, but the interior is accessible. Most times, few visit, and tourists will likely be charmed. Religious paraphernalia tends to be a little more expensive than at other sites.
Picturesque temple hidden in the middle of lively market. Unfortunately, easy to miss. Nice spot to visit and forget of noisy and crowdy place around for a while. Despite of train passing nearby, you will find serenity here. If you are lucky, you will see the monks playing on drums.
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