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Takayama Inari Shrine

4-10-23 Takanawa, Takanawa, Minato 108-0074, Tokyo Prefecture
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Hidden treasure of historical value

We were excited to find a shrine that has some history. If you take the time to wander the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tucson M
Always Worth A Visit To This Small Shrine In Shinagawa

It sits opposite the Shinagawa Station and amid glass and steel of various hotels and other... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 weeks ago
“Hidden treasure of historical value”
Nov 5, 2017
“Always Worth A Visit To This Small Shrine In Shinagawa”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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4-10-23 Takanawa, Takanawa, Minato 108-0074, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinagawa, Gotanda
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were excited to find a shrine that has some history. If you take the time to wander the cemetery, you get to know the story of the 47 samurai who are buried here. It's a great history lesson. The shrine is not big, so...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

It sits opposite the Shinagawa Station and amid glass and steel of various hotels and other buildings and is somewhat out of character with its surrounding.It is worth a visit although do not expect any explanation in English so just look at old Japan amid...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

This small attractive shrine opposite the exit of the Shinagawa Station has been over powered by the development of buildings around it.You will see the stone fox in this shrine as you will in all shrines with the word 'inari" in the name although Inari...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2015

This shrine can be easily overlooked as you walk down the street. It is quite a small shrine which was closed when I visited it early in the morning. What was quite poignant though was the number of busy workers stopping here to pray before...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is a very small shrine just opposite the Shinagawa railway station and is surrounded by modern and sometimes tacky office buildings and restaurants. It is a very small shrine and although not very well kept is interesting.

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Nearby
Shinagawa / Gotanda
In Shinagawa, an office district shares space with
luxury residential buildings and the scene is
constantly changing with rapid development. Ikedayama
park and Togoshi park are great places to see
beautiful traditional Japanese gardens with ponds, as
well as enjoy the changing seasons. Shinagawa was a
post and a port town during the Edo era and the lavish
old Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples at Shinagawa
...More
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