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Hie Shrine

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Address: 2-10-5 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda 100-0014, Tokyo Prefecture
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Nice shrine in Akasaka, steps and tori gates up to the top is beautiful

This shrine is very close to the Akasaka entertainment and is a nice place to stop by for an hour or so to see a traditional shrine. It is busy on the weekends with weddings and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2016
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Montreal, Canada
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the 20 minutes walk. Very quite place where touristes do not go, Wichita mâles it more attractive! Don't miss it!

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Paris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is not one of Tokyo's most spectacular shrines but it is worth a stop if you are in the neighbourhood. The steps leading to the shrine offer a very neat perspective. On Sunday, you may catch a glimpse of a wedding ceremony.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This shrine is very close to the Akasaka entertainment and is a nice place to stop by for an hour or so to see a traditional shrine. It is busy on the weekends with weddings and other ceremonies. If you are lucky, you will see local Japanese dressed up in kimonos and other traditional garb.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

We were lucky to visit on May 15. At 9am of every 15th of a month, the priests perform Shinto prayer with traditional gagaku music performance. It was very similar to the prayer at the Miyajima Itsukushima shrine. We were allowed to sit inside and watch the performance. It was also a good day for wedding and saw a wedding... More 

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Kawasaki, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Weekend morning, you can see japanese traditional wedding ceremony. Bride wears special kimono. It's really beautiful

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

The shrine open from 10-18hrs is located right in the Center. Either you take a break during business and lunch time or walk there from National Diet Building. It is nice and peaceful.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

This is one of Tokyo's more important shrines. If you don't want to climb the long stairway up to the shrine site look for the main entry with the long escalators up (you have to walk down).

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

The Hie shrine was just 400m from the Akasaka hotel where I stayed, so I decided to visit it. To get there, you'll see the entrance relatively easily from the Nagato street: a big entrance gate. That will lead you towards some stairs, and when you did the first 20 stairs, there's a turn which leads you to about 100... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

We reached in a weekday early morning and unable to find any food store near by to buy a small breakfast when walk from Tameike-Sanno subway. I was surprised that this temple was so calm in a city, probably not the famous place for tourist and only a few small group of visitor. At the stair of red shrine got... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Such a beautiful place! Easy to get and a picture favorite! Happy I saw it the shos near by are cute and food is good too!

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