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Kanda Shrine

2-16-2 Sotokanda, Chiyoda 101-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3254-0753
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good54%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice temple” (2 reviews)
“small hill” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
2-16-2 Sotokanda, Chiyoda 101-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
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+81 3-3254-0753
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1 - 10 of 67 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We decided to visit this shrine because of its IT blessing. We thought it was amusing and I wanted to get a friend a souvenir for his tech. This turned out to be a much better/enjoyable visit than to the other tourist focused shrine. There...More

Thank BernieNobels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many rickshaws and ladies in national kimono dress around this area to make you feel you are in Japan as we think of it. Away from the modern bustling city. A beautiful shrine, surrounded by small shops selling tourist artefacts but worth a visit.

Thank Ilovetotravel21
Reviewed 3 May 2017

great place to see mixture of Japanese culture. Weddings , children in traditional dress . Really enjoyed the interaction of people at this shrine. Very beautiful and ornate .

Thank Tim C
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

GO if you are determined to see all the shrines and temples of Tokyo. This one is near Akihabara and up some stairs. MISS if you are all templed out as it is not more redeeming than the next one. TOP TIP - people bless...More

Thank mikeazzo
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Easy to get to to and so enjoyable because there are very few tourists, mostly locals. Over the road opposite the main entrance is an old temple 'Yushima Seido' and garden with a statue of Confucius that is also worth stopping at, no tourists and...More

Thank HedgemeisterHK
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This shrine is famous for its Kanda Festival held very two years in mid-May. It is also popular among merchants, entrepreneurs, and techies from nearby Akihabara, Electronic City.

Thank warren D
Reviewed 24 February 2017

It's a nice and beautiful shrine and worth your time. The soba place right outside of the shrine is very good as well.

Thank Shibuyakko
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Went here as part of a walking tour. Unfortunately it was election time and one of the local candidates decided to visit at the same time we got there. Needless to say, there were TV/news camera crews all over the place because of that so...More

Thank arsenalfox2000
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This temple is very colorfull and the atmosphere is very nice. We had the chance to have a glance to a Shinto mass, and see the traditionnal clothes of the Shinto priest. A bit hard to find, but worth the trouble !

Thank Swannie74
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Due to its location is close to Akihabara, this shrine is famous for its relations to AKB48, Japanese girls pop group. 秋葉原からも御茶ノ水からも近く、新年はビジネスマンがこの一年間のビジネスの成功を祈りに来ます。 またAKB48が成人式の時に詣でるのも有名ですね。

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Nearby
Ochanomizu / Akihabara / Kanda
Ochanomizu boasts its academic foundations starting
with Yushima Seido, the birthplace of modern day
Japanese education. The area has kept its college town
feel with several university campuses. If you head
towards Jinbocho, you'll find musical instrument and
sports equipment shops, and an area of used bookstores
for students and anyone interested in literature and
the arts. Akihabara is well-known for its computer and
...More
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