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Nogi Shrine

Closes in 23 min: 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Morning Peace

We went there on a Sunday morning the day after our arrival. Very peaceful and quiet excellent way... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Laurel, Maryland
Fist temple seen in Tokyo

Just arrived from Italy, we stop at our hotel in Akasaka and went out to visit this place of peace... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
leonardo r
Genoa, Italy
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  • Poor1%
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8 Apr 2018
“Morning Peace”
11 Sep 2018
“Peaceful & Quiet”
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8-11-27 Akasaka, Akasaka, Minato 107-0052, Tokyo Prefecture
Akasaka, Roppongi
+81 3-3478-3001
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

We visited this temple one afternoon, it was incredibly peaceful and enjoyable to visit. There were hardly any other people so it was very relaxing.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This was on my list visit from some of the top shrines of Tokyo. Personally of all those shrines around the city that I went to come, this was my least favorite.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

This was the only shrine I visited whilst in Japan. And even though I’m not a religious person, I did find it very spiritual and calming if that makes sense.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Walked through all the gates to the top. Was fortunate to glimpse a wedding when we were there. Saw an adorable little girl, looked about three years old, in traditional dress have a very polite little tantrum when she got tired of having her photo...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DanielleM865
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We went there on a Sunday morning the day after our arrival. Very peaceful and quiet excellent way to start your trip in Tokyo. The temple entrance is right at the top of the Nogizaga subway station. Remember to bow in front of the altar...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jackalcall
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Just arrived from Italy, we stop at our hotel in Akasaka and went out to visit this place of peace and meditation. A very nice experience.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank leonardo r
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Agree with reviews that not worth a detour as it is not on tourist trail but then that it what I liked about it. Small, serene and uncrowded.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Nogi Shrine, situated between Aoyama Itchome and Roppongi in the small quiet neighborhood of Nogizaka, is an excellent shrine to visit if you want a quick experience of a shrine without lots of people taking photos or walking around. The shrine is also next to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank LindieB2
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Make sure to get there at 8AM, otherwise is so crowed that you can't walk by yourself trough the gates, the people takes you! It is horrible, you can't enjoy it. We went one day around 11AM and we had to leave, returning next morning...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank sandral717
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The shrine had a very peaceful feel to it and was nice to look around. There is a little room you can go in which tells you the history of the shrine and about General Nogi and his wife. I found it very interesting!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank JennaSB
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Akasaka / Roppongi
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were
famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants,
bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of
Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the
area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot
to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art
Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art
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