Dennis A. Amith

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The One about Gokokusan Tennoji Temple in Yanaka

In Yanaka, one of the most visited temples in the area is the Gokokusan Tennoji Temple. Belonging to the Tendai sect of Buddhism and found in 1274, the temple is right across from the Yanaka Cemetery near Nippori Station. Originally as part of the Temple premises, one of the reasons why people come to visit the temple is to see the bronze Buddha which was constructed by Ota Kyuemon in 1690. When the Buddhist saint […]