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Hie Shrine

2-10-5 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda 100-0014, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3581-2471
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2-10-5 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda 100-0014, Tokyo Prefecture
Akasaka / Roppongi
+81 3-3581-2471
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Right in the center of the city, the shrine is wonderfully located on an elevated area with steps leading up to the shrine from the main road. The shrine is one of the oldest and a highly respected place of worship. The shrine is accessible...More

Thank Joy_Sinha
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely Buddhist temple /shrine that wasn't busy at all when we were there. There are steps leading up from the main road or you can take the escalators...! Beautiful temple/ shrine with some lovey art work and there are shaded walkways to stroll around. If...More

Thank TravelFun24
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you dnt hve time to go fushimi-inari shrine in kyoto, you can cme to hie-shrine. Mini version of bright orange torii gates fushimi- inari in tokyo. There's escalators in central gate if you too lazy climbing the stairs

Thank Hyeonri
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Prayers for good business abound at Hie Shrine. This sanctuary in the middle of Chiyoda-ku is beautiful. Well worth a visit!

Thank Zachary H
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a nice shrine so close to Capitol Hotel Tokyu. It was such a good idea to check this out after long flight to Tokyo. It was a very peaceful place with several local people. Spritual.

Thank OZS969
Reviewed 15 May 2017

hie shrine is a nice morning or evening area to visit. very peaceful. u even hv an escalator to go up partially to the shrine. it is not crowded except on festival days. a very good place to relax, chillout and reflect.

Thank CT T
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

This place is lovely and picturesque. My 4 yr old enjoyed following me with the ritual face and hands wash and then praying at the temple. You can pick up some talisman and charms from the little shop. No food although a vending machine for...More

Thank Rainy78
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Located in Tameike-sanno and Akasaka area, the shrine up on the hill is where you can enjoy traditional Japanese architectures and living culture. This place is surprisingly quiet in the busiest part of Tokyo so good for just resting, too. Use an escalator to ascend....More

Thank luckyjenniek
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I did not actually go inside the shrine. I did not want to disturb those who were praying. So we stayed inside the shrine grounds to take pictures. When I came in late April, it was still quite beautiful. The sakura trees were still in...More

Thank Audrey B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A hidden Gem in the middle of the City, dont miss the Tori Path leading to the Shrine. It makes for an amazing photo opportunity as well as a just a great visit. The shrine is nice and if you are lucky to see a...More

Thank izakkapi
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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17 July 2016|
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Response from foulaman | Reviewed this property |
You can do the whole visit including up and down the multiple stairs in an hour or less. But take time to wander through the Akasaka area as well.
9 March 2015|
Response from jaqu1324 | Reviewed this property |
It's open from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm daily.