A Trip to Jindaiji - Am I Really Traveling in Tokyo?

Japan, Tokyo Guide (B): A Trip to Jindaiji - Am I Really Traveling in Tokyo?

Talking of Tokyo, many people will imagine silver buildings in Shibuya. Even in traditional places such as Asakusa, the streets are full of excited people.

I recommend visiting Jindaiji if you are a Ghibli Museum visitor or an adventurer who want to go somewhere different from other travelers.

Things are very Japanese, foods are great, nature is so beautiful... My photos will tell you better than any words.

Jindaiji Temple is said to be built in 733, which means that it is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Tokyo as well as Sensoji temple in Asakusa.

Jindaiji is a town of spring water. As you see many times in the following, pure water is running just beside us in the streets. In Jindaiji Temple, the ponds are extremely clear and beautiful.

September is too early for fall foliage in Tokyo, but there are always false starters. I found one branch that was full of red maple leaves.

When it turns to special experience only in Jindaiji, especially souvenirs and foods, you cannot miss it! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: A Trip to Jindaiji - Am I Really Traveling in Tokyo?
Guide Location: Japan » Tokyo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Jindaiji Temple   Ghibli Museum   Jindaiji Botanical Gardens  
Author: Kozue Mitani
Read it on author's website: http://blog.tokyo-direct-guide.com/2015/09/a-trip-to-jindaiji-mitaka-japan.html

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