Shiba Park is a park built around Zojoji Temple. Shiba Park is located between the Minato Ward offices and Tokyo Tower. Many of the footpaths in the park offer excellent views Read more [...]
Zojoji Temple is a famous Buddhist temple, which is frequently seen in pictures with Tokyo Tower in the background, holds six of the fifteen Tokugawa shogun graves. Zojoji Temple, which enshrines an image of Amida Buddha, is the Great Main Temple of the Chinzei school of Jodo-shu Buddhism. The Sangedatsu Gate at Zojoji Temple was constructed in 1662 is recognised as an Important Cultural Property. Diabonsho (Big Bell) is a giant bell weighing 15 tons, with a diameter of 1.76 and height of 3.33 metres is famous for being one of the Big Three Bells of the Edo Period. Diabonsho is rung twice a day. Zojoji Temple was founded in 1393.