Takahata-Fudoson Temple and Park

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While the name is quite a tongue twister, Toritsu Tamakyuryo Natural Park and the associated shrine and pagoda complex make for a great tourist attraction in suburban Tokyo.

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How to get there

From Shinjuku station, take the Keio line (private line) to Takahatafudo station (310 yen, 30 mins).  From the south exit, take a right down the shopping street and you will arrive at the temple complex and park.

Information

Opening times: Usually 8 AM to 6 PM

Cost: Free

Map

Published by Matthew Baxter

Matthew Baxter is a British travel author who lived in New Zealand and Japan for many years. Having traveled across these countries, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel, and also worked at many leading tourism companies in both countries. He also writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the GaijinPot, All About and the Japan National Tourist Association. Those heading to Taiwan should check out his new site, Taiwanna Travel.