Japanese Shrines

Ohtori Shrine

Ohtori Shrine is famous for “Tori-no-Ichi” Festivals that held on the days of the rooster in November. It’s 7 minutes’ walk...

Kameido Tenjin Shrine

Kameido Tenjin was built in 1646 to enshrine Sugawara no Michizane, the God of Education. It’s known as the best...

Hie Shrine

Hie Shrine was designated as a First Class Government Shrine before World War II, and was a highly respected place...

Shinagawa Shrine

The hill on which this shrine rests was created by lava ash from Mount Fuji. It’s about 3 minutes’ walk...

Nezu Shrine

Nezu shrine is a famous shrine in Tokyo. Nezu shrine was established about 1,900 years ago by Yamato Takeru-no mikoto...

Hanazono Shrine

Hanazono Jinja Shrine is one of the important Shinto Shrines established in Tokyo. It’s about 7 minutes’ walk from Shinjuku...

Meiji Jingu Shrine

Meiji Jingu Shrine was built in 1920 in dedication to Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shoken. With many large...