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Address: 1-20-3 Tomioka, Koto 135-0047, Tokyo Prefecture
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A downtown shrine with sumo momuments

Visited this shrine one summer afternoon with my 2nd-grader son. It is a rather big shrine in the downtown area Fukagawa; does not have serenity that you may seek in Kyoto... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited this shrine one summer afternoon with my 2nd-grader son. It is a rather big shrine in the downtown area Fukagawa; does not have serenity that you may seek in Kyoto shrines but has its own charm and popularity. I found that, like some shrines, this Hachimangu has small copy shrines of other shrines that enables you to feel like... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Sumo tournaments were held at the Tomioka Hachiman-gu Shrine in Eastern Edo in the late 1600s. The shrine is dedicated to Hachiman the deity of War. It is located quite near to the Fukagawa Fudo Do Temple and the closest station on the Tokyo Metro is Monzennakacho. It can get quite busy with people moving between the temple and the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

We went here on a sunday, and there was a market. We were there around 3 pm, and they were packing the market down, but we still got to see and buy some cool stuff. A lot of tea-related things like pots and bowls. Really nice place!

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Bandung, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

In addition to places of worship are quite widespread in the city of Tokyo, is known as the birth place of martial arts sumo. For those of you who are interested in sumo-related souvenirs, can be found here.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Next to the hotel I stayed in. When I was visiting the shrine, there was a flea market going on, so it was very crowded. But we can still visit the shrine itself and look around. They have very cute omamori (good luck charms), and the omikuji I pulled was "Very Good Luck", so it was a great visit :)... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Go around midnight on New Year's Eve and eat your way through the street vendor stalls selling just about everything. We always run into a sumo wrestler or two. Sundays there are (weather permitting) antique/flea markets on the grounds where you can stock up on gifts for yourself or friends back home. An out-of-the-way shrine which gives you a different... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This shrine is an awesome place for Sumo lovers interested in Sumo history. This is the location of the Yokozuna Stone and has all Yokozuna names scribed in the stone. The history that this place has seen....

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013 via mobile

Most of the japanese visit the place on the very first days of each year to pray for the year-round well-being therefore it is very very crowded. Each month on the second and fourth sunday there is a free market held.

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