Ueno Tōshō-gū Shrine

Local name上野東照宮
LocationTokyo, Japan

Built in 1627, this Shinto shrine is dedicated to the most famous shogun of the Tokugawa clan and one of Japan's most prominent personalities of all times, Tokugawa Ieyasu. The shrine is decorated with gold and hand carved decorations, such as flowers, birds and dragons. Admission to most of the area is free, visitors are charged only if they want to go past the gate.

Tags ShintoismPlace of WorshipShrineMemorialJapanese Architecture
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Opening hours

Apr - Oct: 8 am - 5 pm
Nov - Mar: 8 am - 4 pm
(Last admission 30 min before closing.)

Admission

Outside of the wall: free
Past the Karamon:
Adults (13+): 500 JPY
Children (6 - 12): 200 JPY
Under 6: free

More information and contact

Official website http://www.toshogu.jp/english/index.html

Phone +81 3 3822 3455

Address 〒321-1431山内2301, Tokyo, Japan

Coordinates 35°42'55.404" N 139°46'14.295" E

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