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Address: 5-17-3 Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3209-5265
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Quiet but spoilt by scafflding

Found this nice spot and decided to visit and glad we did. Wish there was more information in English around to help us though. Was nice to watch the priest with a couple of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2015
jezz c
Hethersett, United Kingdom

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not that much there for tourists to see, but an important place for locals. Interestingly enough, the shrine is placed between skyscrapers.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped past at night and there was an amazing food market inside. Very cool and busy and packed with streetfood.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drop by during our stay in Tokyo end October. Nothing much except that upgrading works underway as quiet and maybe is a weekday but still worth a see.

Thank Tam a
Hethersett, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Found this nice spot and decided to visit and glad we did. Wish there was more information in English around to help us though. Was nice to watch the priest with a couple of people inside and watch the locals pay their respects ringing the bells and clapping their hands

Thank jezz c
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

When you need a break of crowed shinjuku stop by. Loved the 3 main gates of the shrine. On Sunday's there is flea market !

Thank Anuschka W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We accidentally find this beautiful shrine when we walk down from our hotel to subway station in Shinjuku. The place quite not really seen from outside if you dont really take a look. They have a nice big park on the shrine area and we saw some car offers Yukata and Kimono to be wear on the Shrine area. Its... More 

Thank Cherry_Star
Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We saw this temple from the window of our hotel. So we decided to go check it out. It was very peaceful and had a sense of serenity about it. We preformed our prayers and stayed there for a while enjoying the quiet far away from the crowed and the busy streets of Tokyo. We loved it.

Thank Njbella154943
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

very beautiful, peaceful and serene place. nice place to relax and take in the serenity of the place after the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. watch out for the crows though...

Thank kenpro
Windsor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a quaint temple off the main hustle and bustle of the quarter. It's very peaceful and not crowded at all. Worth a look if you are in the area

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Bandung, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Japanese place of worship located in Shinjuku, built in the 17th century, which means flower garden. At a certain time the festival was held at this place.

Thank Jack F

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