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Atago Shrine

1-5-3 Shiba, Atago-machi, Minato 105-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3431-0327
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Serious Shrine atop Mt. Atago

This is a very old famous shrine on the top of Mt. Atago. It is up high, so take the elevator if... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Reasonable50
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Greenwich, Connecticut
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Study up on Japanese culture before going!

If one does not know much about Japanese history or culture, this place can be a mystery. There... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Rogerdob
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La Canada, California
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1-5-3 Shiba, Atago-machi, Minato 105-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinbashi Shiodome, Odaiba
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+81 3-3431-0327
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"koi pond"
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"long flight of stairs"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very old famous shrine on the top of Mt. Atago. It is up high, so take the elevator if needed. The weekday that I was there, many locals were worshipping. In fact, there was a line. It is a serious place. The...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

If one does not know much about Japanese history or culture, this place can be a mystery. There are a few signs in English, but they do not tell enough. It is a beautiful place, but one misses out on the true meaning of it...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I was there with my family with 6 children and as a part of the places we visited In a tour it is worth the visit . The best part are the stairs , ideal to take nice pictures

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The first thing that you notice when approaching this place is the intimidating steep stone steps leading up to the temple. It is hard work going up and probably down the steps and be careful doing that or a slip on the steps could result...More

Thank Jason J
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

This is a very nice Shrine with a lovely Garden and Koi Pond. It is a nice place to relax and rest your sore feet.

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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Nice place to visit. It can be a little hard to find, but if you look lost someone will point you in the right direction.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A short train ride from Shidome well worth the effort beautiful spiritual shrine.Lots of Japanese in traditional dress

Thank bullant3
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Atago Shrine is on a hill in the Toranamon district and is noted as the highest hill in the central Tokyo area. Story of the shrine's historical significance or notoriety is available on the web. We took the Toei (municipal) bus from our hotel to...More

Thank Pohaku
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I love how hidden this place is. Good signage in English at the bottom and the top (better than some of the well-known Tokyo shrines). The sign at the bottom says if you climb the stairs in one go, you're blessed with luck. There are...More

Thank Rachel K
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I visited at night with colleagues who suggested an evening stroll to view the Cherry Blossoms. I enjoyed the temple, including the climbing the steep stairway -- but we found an elevator for the trip back down. Not a must see, but worth a visit...More

Thank amasland
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Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
Odaiba is an entertainment hotspot with a giant ferris
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shopping. It also boasts Oedo-onsen-monogatari, a
hotspring that recreates old Edo-era ambiance and is
very popular with foreign visitors. Shiodome has
ultra-modern office buildings where you can often find
restaurants with a great high-rise view of Tokyo. The
neighboring area of Shinbashi is a district of much
...More
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