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Nezu Shrine

1-28-9 Nezu, Bunkyo 113-0031, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3822-0753
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“azalea festival” (12 reviews)
“torii gates” (6 reviews)
“chiyoda line” (5 reviews)
1-28-9 Nezu, Bunkyo 113-0031, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
+81 3-3822-0753
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Nezu Shrine itself is not much to speak of BUT the Azalea Garden is one of the most extraordinary gardens in Tokyo, you have to catch it early in the morning in April or May before the crowds get there.

Thank John L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Since planned to look around Ueno vicinity whole day, I visited here. Much less tourists but much more attractive place. Mostly visitors looks like locals. Good walk.

Thank Hirakawa_Eki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nezu Shrine a historic natural beauty. Captivated by the tall trees and the beautiful shrine in autumn landscape. Sitting quietly enjoying every moment of peacefulness.

Thank Isaac L
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Nezu Shrine is believed to have been established over 1,900 years ago by the legendary priest Yamato Takeru no Mikoto. The Gongen-style architecture of the shrine buildings, gates and walls are designated as Nationally Important Cultural Properties. It was fun to walk under the tunnels...More

Thank Sakewino
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Saw pictures in a guide book and we walked here from Ueno station (20min walk). Beautiful gardens and fantastic shrine untouched by WW2. Very quiet mid week and we could meander through the site slowly. Torii gated pathways were lovely. Would recommend as a quiet...More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Nezu shrine with its rows of red torii gates, similar to Fushimi Inari, only on a smaller scale. A very peaceful shrine, quiet & tranquil with little crowds. Perfect for photo taking & enjoy the scenery! Totally recommend, especially if you are walking around Yanesen....More

1  Thank aska215
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This place reminds me of kyoto. Definitely not as awesome as kyoto but still a cool place to visit. We enjoyed walking around and taking lots of pictures.

Thank mariannek902017
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Nezu Shrine, one of the most beautiful shrines in Tokyo, located near Ueno Park. Famous for its Azalea Festival held in April-May, this shrine is a favorite destination of many Tokyoites and international visitors. It is also popular as a venue for traditional Japanese weddings.one...More

Thank dristithakur
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We spent a short after-hours visit to this shrine. We enjoyed walking through the small set of gates and took a few pictures. The next day we walked through in the early morning and saw a wedding party gathering for pictures. It had plenty of...More

Thank themanofec
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Unfortunately I wasn't able to visit kyoto this time around but this place looked super similar to the fushimi inari shrine in kyoto so for those of you who don't have time to visit kyoto this is a good place to visit!

Thank jesswong555
Ueno, Asakusa
Traces of the history and culture of the Edo (old
Tokyo) era remain vividly in Ueno and Asakusa.
Spacious Ueno Park is a great place to relax and visit
a variety of different museums and galleries. At
Ameyoko which starts in front of Ueno station, the
grocery stores and clothing shops are crammed
alongside fishmongers. It gets particularly busy at
the end of the year, when many people go on shopping
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ravit s
16 September 2015|
Response from Flitcraft | Reviewed this property |
Take the Chiyoda metro line to Nezu station. The shrine is only a couple minutes walk from there--you can see the local map at the station.