We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hanazono Jinja Shrine

Neighborhood:
Shinjuku
Religious sites, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 5-17-3 Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3200-3093
Activities: Shopping
Book ahead on Viator
Top Rated
$47*
and up
Shinjuku and Kabukicho Evening Walking Tour

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 140 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Most recent review
a 'torinoichi' festival

"Tori no ichi" is an open-market fair and festival held at Otori-jinja Shrines around the country on the Days of the Cock in ever November. Of course you can enjoy it another... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
ferretMAMA
,
Tokyo, Japan
Add Photo Write a Review

140 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Tokyo, Japan
Top Contributor
211 reviews 211 reviews
59 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

"Tori no ichi" is an open-market fair and festival held at Otori-jinja Shrines around the country on the Days of the Cock in ever November. Of course you can enjoy it another shrine. But here, Hanazono-jinjya is so close to Shinjyuku and is easy to get to. We bought a smallest Rake (Cock Fair) for the first time. And we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pearl City, Hawaii
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
51 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The shrine is about a 8 minute walk from the JR Yamanote green line station. It did require us to get directions from the information counter at the station to find the shrine. We actually visited Hanazono Shrine because we wanted to attend the antique market held there every Sunday - however on the day we visited in October, there... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dunedin, New Zealand
Top Contributor
157 reviews 157 reviews
72 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We made a trip to Hanazono Jinja after a visit to Golden Gai. The shrine was beautifully lit and very peaceful at night. A lovely place for a walk if you are in the area, fascinating to see a shrine deep in the heart of built-up Shinjuku.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Philippines
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
16 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It took a bit of finding and we had to do a couple of go-arounds, but it was worth a look. A nice tranquil temple hidden in between the buildings and bustle of Shinjuku. Worth dropping in to have a look if you are in Shinjuku anyway.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Liverpool, UK
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Stumbled upon this place when walking to Shinjuku station. A lovely place to reflect away from the hustle and bustle of the Tokyo metropolis. Also some very nice street food to try (the stalls had only just finished setting up) when I visited.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

If you are in Japan around the Tori no Ichi festivals (every 12 days in November-usually twice but sometimes three times depending on the way the weeks sit), make sure you visit this shrine. The street is lined with street food stalls and the shrine site itself is packed with food and souvenir stalls. Buy a rake for luck!

Was this review helpful? Yes
cairns
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This beautiful Shrine is directly behind the Hotel we stayed at and is easily accessed. A lovely feeling upon entering, very warm and calming.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Unfortunately when we came here it was under renovation XD But im sure when renovation is completed it will be beautiful :D

Was this review helpful? Yes
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
37 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We visited when a festival was on and there were endless food stalls selling all manner of delicious food. Display of lanterns makes this a great place to be at night.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Shrines in Tokyo are like little gems to sit and getaway from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. Places of solace and reflection.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Hanazono Jinja Shrine also viewed

 
Shinjuku, Tokyo
 

Been to Hanazono Jinja Shrine? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Hanazono Jinja Shrine staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?

Staying in Shinjuku

Neighborhood Profile
Shinjuku
Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and contains the busiest train station in the world. To the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the east, there’s a district with long-established department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for cherry-blossom viewing in March and April. In Shinjuku, many restaurants operate all night, and districts such as Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) or Shinjuku Golden Machi have back streets filled with tiny restaurants and bars that reflect each owner’s unique taste and style.