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Yanaka Tenno-ji Temple

Travel Guide - Yanaka Tenno-ji Temple


Leaving the Nippori Station by the south exit, you will soon find Tenno-ji Temple which was established in 1274. The temple attracted pushing crowds in the Edo Period (1603 – 1868) who dreamt of making a fortune in the public lottery sold here. The large seated statue of Buddha, a look-alike for the giant image of Buddha in Kamakura, has been enshrined in this precincts since 1690.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • Short walk from Nippori Station on the JR lines, Keisei Main Line (KS02) or Nippori-Toneri Liner

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 7-14-8, Yanaka, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 110-0001


Young Davey @SecondUtensil - 2016-04-16
About to kick off my #ObscuraDay tour of Yanaka & Nezu in #Tokyo from in front of Tenno Temple! https://t.co/nTv3iAmZBx


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