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Meijii Jinju in Tokyo

Advantages: Beautiful shrine, interesting history and Shinto experience
Disadvantages: Mosquitoes

...THE MEJII SHRINE – TOKYO Meiji Jingu in Japanese. 1-1 Yoyogikamizonocho, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-8557, Japan Meiji Jingu is a shrine, not a temple. The word "temple" is usually not used in the context of Shinto but rather in the context of Buddhism or oth ...

catsholiday 29.07.2016 · Read full review
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The must-see shrine of Tokyo.

Advantages: Lovely gardens and forest to walk around, huge, experience Shintoism, cheap admission.
Disadvantages: So big you might forget to visit places!

...Even though Tokyo is cosmopolitan central, there are still plenty of temples and shrines around the capital to balance the time spent shopping and visiting museums. One of the biggest and most famous Shinto Shrines in Tokyo is Meiji Jingu. As such it seem ...

Anti_W 27.08.2013 · Read full review
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Scrub harder,sinners!

Advantages: A spiritual paradise admist an urban jungle
Disadvantages: none whatsoever

Japan is bursting at the seams with shrines and temples. For the first-time visitor, deciding which one to visit is like trying to choose a chocolate from the box without having the content card to hand. Conveniently, my brother and his wife live in To ...

kollarosie 20.08.2005 · Read full review
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About as traditional as you will get in Tokyo

Advantages: Traditional, lively
Disadvantages: Crowded

If you can fight your way through the crowds A visit to the temple Sensoji is worth it. The area of Asakusa has many temples and is potentially a cheaper area to stay in than most parts of Tokyo as it has many Ryokan, which makes for a nice traditional p ...

worm1976 28.07.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Asakusa, Tokyo

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I didn't find it so bad...

Advantages: Main airport for Japan, helpful staff
Disadvantages: Hard to reach, lack of facilities unless you know Japanese

...Admittedly not the best tourist destination in Japan, the main problem with Narita airport is getting there in the first place - it's about an hour out from Central Tokyo and getting into the city centre can be expensive. I would advise not taking the JR ...

outonalimb 04.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Tokyo - Narita, Japan (NRT)

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