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Kanda myoujin Shrine

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Kanda myoujin Shrine

810 Reviews
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eagle32016 wrote a review Feb. 2020
New York City, New York82 contributions22 helpful votes
The Kanda Myojin Shrine has the long tradition as the protector Shrine for downtown Tokyo and was given special status by Shogun. It is still worshiped by Tokyo resident and business widely. The souvenir shop sells many interesting Japanese merchandise related to or blessed by Kanda Myojin priests and also a good place for a quick rest. Traditional Japanese shrine is next to Akihabara district, famous for latest electronic gadgets, games, anime and other soft culture. Great place to visit to fee old Tokyo, just nest to the latest.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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maritora wrote a review Feb. 2020
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan4,007 contributions133 helpful votes
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This shrine has a long history, built 730 A.D. It played an important role in era Edo, had been decided as a guardian shrine of a castle Edo cause it located north-east direction from the castle. (In the philosophy of Yin and Yan, this direction is called Kimon and it is believed to be a door for the spirits and devil.) Today it is modernized, they are selling a wide range of a ‘Kawaii’ charm designed with a variety of characters from animation. The building is colored red and decorated with fabric. Fabric flapped in the wind is a beautiful sight. It is a host of the god of the business and the god of matchmaking, therewith it is always crowded. They seasonally hold Chinowa-kuguri, the event of go through the object made from rope, and that is said to clean up your sins and defilement.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Mily De Ycaza wrote a review Jan. 2020
Panama City, Panama10 contributions4 helpful votes
The Kanda Myojin Shrine is an ancient sanctuary in Tokyo, where you can ask for good luck, prosperity and marriage. Like many Shintoist shrines it has its "Temisu", as it is like a pond or water fountain, where with a wooden ladle, hands and mouth are washed to "purify" before entering the temple. We spend most of the time in the Hall, which is a hall built inside the temple grounds, a modern structure that contrasts with the oldness of the place. Upstairs in his living room, we stayed inside for the international competition of karaoke for which we had came to Tokyo this year(Karaoke World Championships), but we still enjoyed the sight of the surrounding structures: a temple beauty in red, green and gold. In the Kanda Myojin Shrine Hall we could also enjoy the restaurant with Japanese food from the ground floor, and we saw many curiosities and souvenirs to buy. Like all temples, the place has a kind of large patio, where they told us several festivals are famous throughout the year.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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tt783 wrote a review Jan. 2020
Montreal, Canada764 contributions20 helpful votes
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as a shrine in japan,it is a middle size,it is a shrine for love, and because it is close the Akihabara,the mix some anime in the shrine,it is outstanding from other
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Date of experience: January 2020
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J of Banbury wrote a review Dec. 2019
Middleton Cheney, United Kingdom524 contributions62 helpful votes
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After visiting the crowded Senso-Ji temple this was a pleasant alternative. Another great temple region but much quieter and full of more worshipers and less crowds.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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