To get here the fastest/cheapest way by train, enter your starting location into the
or download a free Japan Travel mobile app to your phone (I use Navitime Japan Travel)
How to get there:
•Take the subway to Sengakuji Station (Asakusa Line)
•Go out Exit A2. Cross the street running in front of you and turn right, so you are walking up the hill on the left-hand side.
•After walking for one block, you will see the green-roofed temple gate directly in front of you, on a little spur of a street.
Open: Every day
Hours: Temple is always open, museum is open from 9:00 – 16:30 (From Oct-Mar it’s open until 16:00)
Museum admission: ¥500 (Going to the temple and graveyard is free, but if you like, you can buy a bundle of incense for ¥100 to offer at the graves of the 47 ronin.)
While you’re in Japan, read a novel set in Tokyo!