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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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A Peaceful place

A peaceful place to contemplate. Worth a look to reflect on everything going on around us! Definitely worth a look.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A peaceful place to contemplate. Worth a look to reflect on everything going on around us! Definitely worth a look.

Thank MichaelG959
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place was very tranquil. If you want time alone and meditate, then this is the place for you. Personally I went there to be able to see the several torii gates. Just be sure to be wearing comfortable shoes as you will be climbing a number of stairs. But all in all a very good and quiet place to see... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

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

Thank annemarieJ55
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

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.

Thank Seasondtraveller
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.

Thank wanderlust_rambler
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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

Thank Orapu
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.

Thank Ole S
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).

Thank foulaman
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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