Tsukiji Honganji Temple

Indian-style Buddhist temple in the center of Tokyo

By Manish Prabhune    - 1 min read

Next to the Tsukuji Fish Market, walking towards Ginza, there is a temple which I had seen many times, but had not gone inside to check it out. From the outside the Tsukiji Honganji Temple has an Indian feel; and indeed, according to the information I collected at the temple, the distinctly Hindu architecture designed by Chuta Ito was modeled based on ancient Indian architecture. Even on a weekday you can see many office goers stop by at the temple to pray or meditate. If you like architecture I definitely recommend a visit to this temple so rich in atmosphere.

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Manish Prabhune

Manish Prabhune @manish.prabhune

Travelling to various places and locations in Japan for over 20 years now, I want to share my experiences and also hear about destinations that I still have not been to in the land of the rising sun. Am a photography enthusiast and love to do slow shutter blue hour photography in Tokyo.