Culture & Tradition

Hikawa Shrine

Hikawa shrine is a Japanese Shinto shrine in Akasaka, Tokyo. It’s 6 minutes’ walk from Aksasaka Station and 5 minutes’...

Atago Shrine

Atago Shrine is a Shinto shrine founded in 1603 on the order of Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu. Its 5 minutes’ walk from...

Okunitama Shrine

Okunitama Shrine is now known as one of the five major shrines in Tokyo. It’s 3 minutes’ walk from Fuchu...

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...