Naritasan Temple

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Naritasan Shinshoji Temple (成田山新勝寺) is a Shingon Buddhist temple complex founded in the 10th century. This historic site is located in Narita City, Chiba and about a 20 minute walk from JR Narita Station. Due to the station’s close proximity to Narita Airport, the temple is a perfect spot for travelers to sample the area’s rich culture during long layovers. The renowned temple is a must-see and known as the second most visited temple in Japan, after Meiji Shrine.

Overview

Address

1 Narita, Chiba 286-0023 (Directions)

Hours

6:00 - 16:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 6:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 6:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 6:00 - 16:00
Thursday 6:00 - 16:00
Friday 6:00 - 16:00
Saturday 6:00 - 16:00
Sunday 6:00 - 16:00
Holidays 6:00 - 16:00

Phone Number

0476-22-2111

Website

https://www.naritasan.or.jp/english/

General Amenities

  • Restroom
  • Free parking
  • Paid parking
  • Information Counter

Accessibility

  • Barrier-free access

Language support

  • English

Payment Method

  • Credit cards accepted

Access

8-minute walk from Narita Station, via Narita Omotesando.

Upcoming Events

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