Nezu Shrine

Local name根津神社
LocationTokyo, Japan

Nezu Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in the Bunkyō ward of Tokyo, Japan.

Established in 1705, it is one of the oldest places of worship in the city, and several of the buildings on the shrine grounds have been designated as Important Cultural Property. It was built in the Ishi-no-ma-zukuri style of Shinto architecture, following the Tōshō-gū shrine in Nikkō.

It is famous for its Azalea Festival which is held on its grounds from early April until early May, and it has been described as "Tokyo’s most beautiful shrine" and as one the city's "most spectacular spring scenes".It is one of the Tokyo Ten Shrines.

Tags AzaleaShintoismPlace of WorshipStrolling AreaReligious SiteShrineGardenHistoricalFree
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Opening hours

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Admission

The shrine: Free
The garden: 200 JPY

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nezu_Shrine

Official website http://www.nedujinja.or.jp/

More information http://www.jnto.go.jp/eng/location/spot/shritemp/nezujinja.html

Email webmaste@nedujinja.or.jp

Phone +81 3 3822 0753

Address Japan, 〒113-0031 Tokyo, Bunkyo, 根津1丁28-9

Coordinates 35°43'12.053" N 139°45'38.808" E

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