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A Jodo Shinshu temple just a few blocks away from the fish market, worth seeing because of its unique, South Asian-inspired architecture.
A Jodo Shinshu temple just a few blocks away from the fish market, worth seeing because of its unique, South Asian-inspired architecture. Buddhist services are held in English on Saturday evenings.
Japan, 〒104-8435 東京都Chūō-ku, 中央区築地３−１５−１
Officially known as the Tokyo Metropolitan Central Wholesale Market, the famous Tsukiji Fish Market is worth a visit for its 1600 stalls of exotic and delicious marine animals, including large blue fin tuna, live shell fish, deep sea crabs, eels, and salmon
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