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Kumano Shrine

2-11-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3343-5521
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Tranquility in Nishishinjuku

We are staying just across the street from the park, and have started each day with a relaxing hour... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FlyAtNIght
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Whitby, Canada
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Small ,and not really Impressive or a feeling of religious greatness

By chance we came across ,and visited far more spiritual,impressive charming shrines in China No... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
John C
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Devonport, Australia
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2-11-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0023, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinjuku
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+81 3-3343-5521
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are staying just across the street from the park, and have started each day with a relaxing hour or two in the park. The Kumano Shrine is my favorite part of the park. Although I am not a religious person, I feel at peace...More

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Reviewed April 10, 2018

By chance we came across ,and visited far more spiritual,impressive charming shrines in China No huge architectural impression

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Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

We found this shrine accidentally while walking around the park. As we strolled on the western part of the park, we saw a Shinto wedding and watched the ceremony. There are many local residents using the shrine to offer daily prayers as well as an...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2017

A very small shrine next to a park in the heart of Shinjuku. it is a nice surprise to find something green and quiet in an area surrounded by tall sky-scrapers.

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Reviewed May 31, 2017

Found this place by accident while strolling through the lovely park. This little area was immaculate and frankly at just gorgeous .. Such gorgeous statues, little water features and shrine.. I just loved this peaceful place..

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Reviewed May 26, 2017

Shinjuku Chuo Park is a pleasant spot in busy Shinjuku. The Kumano Shrine is a peaceful spot within the park. If you are lucky you might see a wedding or other ceremony taking place..

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Reviewed April 22, 2017

Was walking in the park next to the Hotel and came across this shrine. I thought the park was peaceful, but this shrine exuded even more peace and calm in the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. You get a sense of serenity and a little...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2017

In all my visits to Asian countries, which are very many, I always like to visit local temples/shrines and as a Westerner I find this interesting and informative and always find that I can gain an insight into the local religious culture. Not so here..........More

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Reviewed April 16, 2017

We visited at lunchtime while waiting for our room at the Hilton to be ready. It's in a quiet corner and the visitors seemed to be locals offering prayers. Interesting 3 gongs to call the spirits. Adjacent is a building containing lots of mobile shrines...More

Thank altoland
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Reviewed April 7, 2017

Kumano Shrine is apparently from the 10th century but still beautiful and well maintained. It's peaceful and photogenic but hoping people continue to be respectful of those using it.

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