A wart curing shrine & peonies as big as dinner plates
This off-the-beaten-path temple is famous for its peony gardens (May) and its wart-curing shrine, but it’s also a great place for seasonal festivals and markets that are not at all touristy.
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Nearby destinations: Asakusa, Asakusa-bashi, Kappabashi, Inaricho, Ueno
Jonelle Patrick writes mysteries set in Tokyo