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Nogi Shrine

8-11-27 Akasaka, Minato 107-0052, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3478-3001
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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 3 weeks ago
leonardo r
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Genoa, Italy
Serene

Agree with reviews that not worth a detour as it is not on tourist trail but then that it what I... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
baltoriolesblue
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New Milton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average24%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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8-11-27 Akasaka, Minato 107-0052, Tokyo Prefecture
Akasaka / Roppongi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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.

Thank baltoriolesblue
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

Thank Lindie B
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

Thank Sandra L
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!

1  Thank JennaSB
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Nogi Shrine is about five steps away from Nogizaka Station. There is no admission fee to enter and it's a peaceful walk through a well-kept garden and shrine. The orange torii gates are beautiful and there is a public restroom on the grounds. I wouldn't...More

Thank Kiara S
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I wouldn't say it's a must-see, but it's an unusual shrine and there's some good people watching. There's a subway station almost next to it, and Roggongi's museums and shops are within walking distance.

Thank empress_cherry
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Nice place to visit even in the autumn time. Great for a walk and enjoying Japanese culture.The autumn leaves made is look very beautiful.

Thank paula_sze
Reviewed 23 October 2016

You are welcomed by a row of chalet style huts selling kimono's and other tourist stuff. Then the temple appears with its red lanterns and incense fire. A worthwhile visit.

Thank Brucie32
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Depends on whether or not you are interested in this part of Japan's culture but I found it fascinating

Thank Emily M
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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
galleries.
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