Gotokuji Temple

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Gotokuji Temple is a Buddhist temple from the Edo period that is believed to be the birthplace of the Maneki-Neko cat. The temple is located in Setagaya, Tokyo, so it is a very special place for cat lovers.

Overview

Address

2 Chome-24-7 Gotokuji, Setagaya City, Tokyo 154-0021, Japan (Directions)

Hours

8:00 - 16:30 Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday 8:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 8:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 8:00 - 16:30
Thursday 8:00 - 16:30
Friday 8:00 - 16:30
Saturday 8:00 - 16:30
Sunday 8:00 - 16:30
Holidays 8:00 - 16:30

Phone Number

03-3426-1437

General Amenities

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Accessibility

  • Barrier-free access

Access

Three minute walk east of Miyanosaka Station (Tokyu-Setagaya Line), which is a 10-minute train ride (6 stops) from Sangenjaya Station.

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