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Updated: October 1, 2019

Gokokuji Temple 護国寺

5-40-1 Otsuka, Bunkyo City, Tokyo

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Say a prayer or two at Gokokuji Temple. This cultural property is an underrated look into Japan's history. The main hall is one of Tokyo's best examples of architecture from the Genroku era (1688-1703). Visit on the 18th of the month to see the main devotional statue of Kannon.

How to Get There

  • Gokokuji StationYurakucho LineExit 31 min on foot


Opening Hours

  • 9:00-16:00

    *No fixed opening and closing hours
  • Closing days: Open daily
    *Closed between 12:00-13:00

Facility Info

  • RestroomsSmoking areasParking
  • JapaneseEnglish
  • Wheelchair loan

For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.