To get here the fastest/cheapest way by train, enter your starting location into the
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• Take the Okdakyu Line to Gotokuji Station (about a 15 minute ride from Shinjuku Station).
• Go out the west exit and turn left. Walk up the hill until you get past the business area and arrive at the railroad tracks.
• Turn left on the street that crosses the tracks.
• Turn right at the first street. The temple entrance will be on your left.
You’ve probably noticed that Miyanosaka Station is much closer to the temple than Gotokuji Station. Unfortunately, it’s on the Setagaya Line, which doesn’t come in from central Tokyo.
While you’re in Japan, read a novel set in Tokyo!