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Top 10 Haunted Places In Tokyo That Will Scare The Daylights Out Of You!

Now the capital of Japan, Tokyo is a prefecture that is visited by a number of travelers every year. Famous for its cherry blossoms, shopping districts, cheap electronics, gleaming castles, and traditional culture, Tokyo also houses some of the eeriest places which might send a tingling sensation down your spine. Japan is a peaceful place to live in but paranormal activities have not spared this prefecture. So, if you want to spook yourself out, then head to these top haunted places in Tokyo. But remember to take a companion with you while visiting these scariest places in Tokyo.

Top 10 Haunted Places In Tokyo Japan

Note down the list of haunted locations in Tokyo which will send a chill to your bones. If you are a scaredy cat then these places are not meant for you.

1. Toyama Park

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Located in the heart of Tokyo, Toyama Park is one of the most haunted places in Japan. During the daylight, the park is lively and full of families and friends who visit this park for a picnic. But at night, no one dares to even think of stepping in this park. People who have visited this park at night have encountered some grisly scenes and heard shrills of people at the park’s hill, Hakone Yama.

Location: 3 Chome-5 Okubo, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 169-0072, Japan
Timings: Open 24 hours

2. Oiwa Shrine

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Also known as Oiwa Inari Tamiya Jinja, this shrine was the home of a woman. It is believed that this woman was poisoned by her husband but she came back as a ghost to avenge her death. This story is based on one of the most popular ghost stories of Japan, Yotsuya Kaidan. People living nearby either try to stay away from the shrine and if it is necessary to go then pay their respects first to protect themselves from the wrath of Oiwa.

Location: 752 Irishikencho, Hitachi 311-0402, Ibaraki Prefecture
Timings: 6:00 am – 6:00 pm

3. Komine Tunnel

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In 1989, a cannibal, as well as a serial killer, murdered a girl and left his mutilated body near the Komine Tunnel. A chill of terror ran through the whole nation after encountering this incident. The tunnel was then not frequently used by people. The government opened a new tunnel in 2006 and the old tunnel became a haunted place. People have witnessed the ghost of that girl and thus, no one now dares to go near the Komine Tunnel.

Location: Akikawa Highway, Kamikawa-machi, Hajiouji, Tokyo

4. Doryodo Temple

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In 1963, the Doryodo Temple witnessed its first murder when an 81-year-old woman got robbed and then killed in the temple. The temple closed after this incident and people stayed away from this temple. Later in 1973, the body of a missing college student was found near the temple. Her professor killed her and then murdered his own wife and children before committing suicide. In 1983, an arsonist lit fire to the dilapidated temple exactly after ten years. To avoid any mishaps, nobody dared to visit this place again.

Location: 1 Chome-1-3 Oji, Kita City, Tokyo 114-0002, Japan

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