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Yoyogi Hachimangu Shrine

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Address: 5-1-1 Yoyogi, Shibuya 151-0053 , Tokyo Prefecture
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Discovered by chance, a place of total peace and tranquility. Beautiful scenery and temples around. It is perfectly located, only a step away from the hustle and bustle of one of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
KarolaRS
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asheville, nc
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We visited on a festival day and witnessed a wedding. I would suggest spring or early-November. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes, it requires walking. Many bathrooms throughout.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Discovered by chance, a place of total peace and tranquility. Beautiful scenery and temples around. It is perfectly located, only a step away from the hustle and bustle of one of the busiest areas of Tokyo.

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Thank KarolaRS
London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Loved both the Yoyogi park and the Yoyogi Hachimangu Shrine which exude serenity and are awe inspiring.

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Thank MartichkaE
Gosford, Australia
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We happened to stumble upon this gem, a wonderful shrine that is a must see if you visit Yoyogi park. Make a wish and flip a coin!

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Thank Nick J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

You should not miss this! It's so beautiful to have such a contrast between heritage and technology in the city of Tokyo!

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Miami Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

This Shrine is not only beautiful but very peaceful and quiet. It is set in a park like setting and has wide walk ways throughout. We went in the early afternoon and it was not to crowded. The park is very large and has several entrances. Would recommend this as a shrine to visit.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

A lovely Shrine, well worth a visit if your in this area, next to the Yoyogi park with easy access from the Metro. very peaceful and tranquil.

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Thank Michelle C
Laguna Hills, California
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

I just returned from Japan where I visited Yoyogi park and Yoygi Hachimangu Shrine. It was a beautiful walk thru the park to the Shrine. We passed the Barrels of Sake wrapped in Straw and Grand Shrine Gate on the way. It was very interesting to see and take pictures of! I would highly recommend visiting this Shrine.

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Thank 3flygirl
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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838 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

This shrine was established in 1644, and it is located in a good residential district where is near Shinjuku. People get to the shrine from Yoyogi-Hachiman station by foot, and they can see the shrine on a hill surrounded by deeply bushes. The shrine was smaller than other shrines, but I felt strong power of Japanese gods in that place.... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

great cultural experience, it was crazy to think this is 5 minutes from the busy centre of Harajuku! If your not looking to do too many temples, this was an easy one to get to.

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