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Hie Shrine

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2-10-5 Nagatacho, Chiyoda 100-0014, Tokyo Prefecture
Akasaka, Roppongi
+81 3-3581-2471
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is in the middle of tokyo and you can take photos with many torii, not the scale of fushimi shrine at kyoto but it's pretty good. New sando(access way to shrine) has a big torii(white) and a escalator. omote sando has steep steps but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hie shrine may not be set in a large forested area like some of the other shrines but the shrine itself is very peaceful and not full of tourists. It also has the tunnel like Torii gates around a stone stairway. I also say...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tim70s
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

First off they are everywhere in the city of Tokyo and prolly all of Japan. This one is not as touristy but its great none the less. Stairs and stairs. One you get to the top and to the shrine is very serene. Pay yui...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This is an authentic shrine area like a campus. In the morning you can even see people in suits coming there before work for a quick prayer.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This shrine was beautiful, and I got the feeling it is more so a locals shrine than a tourist attraction. The Shrine itself was beautiful, not touristy at all. I was able to purchase two omamori (good luck pouches) for about 1800 yen. However, the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank amandacroe
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This temple isn't in a very touristy area so the shrine isn't that crowded but I'd highly recommend checking it out as it's quite traditional and has many buildings which serve different purposes. One of the hidden gems of the complex which I didn't expect...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

When I visited the main courtyard was ready for a big events So I did not see well the buildings But I discovered this so nice staircase, little bit like the one in Kyoto So pleasant !

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

I can recommend this temple if you don‘t like crowded places. It‘s besutiful. A recommendation: behind the temple is a nice stair with the orange pillars.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 775retob
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We were based in Tokyo for 3 nights and did not expect to see such a magnificent shrine. The Hie Jinja is tucked away behind lush trees in a very busy city centre road in Nagata-cho. There are several ways to approach the shrine; from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank helen s
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The shrine was located a few blocks away from my hotel. The hundred steps or so to reach the shrine were surrounded by red archways and as soon as I reached temple level I was surrounded by fluttering red banners. The temple grounds were immaculately...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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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
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26 June 2018|
Response from _werk84_ | Reviewed this property |
30mins tops...
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Response from foulaman | Reviewed this property |
You can do the whole visit including up and down the multiple stairs in an hour or less. But take time to wander through the Akasaka area as well.
9 March 2015|
Response from jaqu1324 | Reviewed this property |
It's open from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm daily.