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Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple

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This temple is known for its fire ritual, which is performed several times a day. Visitors wishing to know their fortunes can purchase paper oracles from vending machines located on the grounds or pay a visit to one of the local soothsayers.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1 Narita, Narita 286-0023, Chiba Prefecture
+81 476-22-2111
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Reviewed today

i crossed narita many tmes and i thought i was only the place for departing from japan but recentlly i found up that narita has a wonderfull atmosphere ... you can breath real japan entering the temple ....a must to see !!!

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My favorite temple. It's a must stop for anyone arriving in Narita. Peaceful, colorful, just wonderful! There are many buildings to see and interesting to see monks performing their ceremonies. Plenty of shops and restaurants close by. Makes it a great 1 day stop.

Thank tanita75
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Naritasan Shinsho-ji Temple was an amazing experience. The grounds are absolutely beautiful. There is a reverence in the area that one can't help but feel. If you can only do one thing in Narita go to this temple!

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’d recommend coming to this place very early in the morning before the tourist buses arrive. It’s located in a tucked away street away from the busy traffic and offers a great attraction. Be sure to drop coins and make a wish in the pond....More

Thank Waisale I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This historic temple is a must visit attraction while you are in Narita. It has quite intersting architecture designs of the buildings. There is a big buddha statue and its a must see. Be respectful not to take pictures of buddha while you are inside...More

Thank ShermiJaan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Probably a must see in Narita - a comfortable walk from the JR station. Going there is downhill - and the walk back can be tiring especially if it’s hot

1  Thank John j
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were able to do a tour of this temple for free and it was beautiful. Great view of the temple and yes you can go inside. Definitely a must see.

Thank Earl L
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We were actually in downtown Tokyo when we found out about the Naritasan temple area. Yes, it is so much easier to visit if you're spending the night at Narita Airport. It's a real deal, only one or two stops by train from the airport,...More

2  Thank TokyoTori
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a long layover in Narita and decided to check out the temple and park, great decision. It was beautiful, and the park grounds made for a really relaxing and serene afternoon. Highly recommend.

2  Thank Samurai196
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The place is amazing and it combines perfectly the nice architecture with the breathtaking nature. Personally I spent more time in the park, which is absolutely amazing. It has a waterfall, lakes, turtles, fishes and a lot more to discover. In the first week of...More

1  Thank Denisa G
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Drnarain B
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
The hotel Richmond is very nice and close. Just a short walk to the Naritasan Hhinsho-ji Temple and just an escalator ride from the train station. I usually stay at the Toyoko-Inn and take the shuttle to both the Temple and... More
Khoo Z
23 December 2017|
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Response from symbolman | Reviewed this property |
It's is a beautiful temple very calming, take ttt he time to see and enjoy.
22 September 2017|
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Response from travelcap a | Reviewed this property |
Yes.. Afternoon is fine. The walk to the temple is nice, for shopping you can go to Aeon mall (tax free). Nothing much around.