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Surrounded by a beautiful park and tree forest, this place is very peaceful and appears people go... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
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Shrine to God of War

This is an interesting shrine, so for sure come here for a stamp in your shrine book. Fairly... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
The C
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5-1-1 Yoyogi, Shibuya 151-0053, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3201-1331
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Yoyogi Hachimangu was a place I just happened to stumble upon while walking past it daily. When I finally went to visit, was definitely not disappointed. The atmosphere was really relaxing and homely with lots of surrounding nature, and the shrine buildings were quite exquisite...More

1  Thank EduSnacker
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Surrounded by a beautiful park and tree forest, this place is very peaceful and appears people go to pay their respects! Watched a ceremony of some sort with drums and clapping, interesting place! They have little wood pieces you can write on and leave under...More

Thank Bennymoran
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We were in the area and decided to check this out and it was rather different than the other shrines and monuments I guess because it is dedicated to the God of War. A guide would probably be necessary for this place as we didn’t...More

2  Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is an interesting shrine, so for sure come here for a stamp in your shrine book. Fairly small, but interesting hoop you have to walk through to worship.

1  Thank The C
Reviewed 2 November 2017

The shrine and its surroundings are very peaceful, and there are few visitors - mostly locals going for prayers. The trees are gorgeous and provide a dense canopy which basically makes the surrounding city disappear. Don;t go there looking for the next wonder in shrine...More

Thank MunichEricJ
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I visited this massive park starting about 30 minutes before opening time. That let me walk and see unencumbered the large structures and open areas. I was also able to see the rituals performed by he Shrine staff to start the day. Take time to...More

Thank Sholas007
Reviewed 14 May 2017

its a ling walk to see the Shrine, once you get there is under construction, some one should has said something, after 30 min walk to see half closed, it looks very very nice once its open.

Thank Edwin T
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The place is very nice for walking, Emperor Meiji opening Japan from West. The architecture is ok. Same as other shrine

Thank albertoaquinok
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.

Thank NCgirl3301
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.

Thank KarolaRS
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