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Hie Shrine, Chiyoda

Categories: Historic Sites, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web
Find a place of spirituality in the center of the city during a visit to Hie Shrine. Established during the 14th century as part of a wider fort, the shrine was moved to its current location in the 17th century. Dedicated to the Tokugawa shoguns who led the country during the Edo era, the complex enshrines the rulers as "kami" (gods). Though destroyed during the bombing of Tokyo during World War II, the shrine has been redeveloped to match its original appearance, apart from an escalator that now takes weary workers up to pay their respects after a long day at the office. Put Hie Shrine and other Tokyo attractions into our Tokyo vacation trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • At the wedding the crowds? Near the houses of Parliament, lawmaker, missing in many security officers around the HIE shrine. It is filled with relatives in order to wait for the weekend have done quite a lot of wedding. There are a lot of people in General.
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  • I felt somehow like the deity is located in the middle of the city. You'll be fine... It is joy and take anyone not interested in Shinto shrines and great.
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  • Not big the escalator stairs, is rushing the Capitol Tokyu. In the evening because of security or on the shrine. There is looked at from the Capitol Tokyu worshippers fine and pretty crowded.
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  • Beautiful place. Absolutely no tourist whatsoever. Totally worth checking out.
  • Very beautiful shrine in Akasaka. I have been twice, both were an amazing experience. The back entrance steps are nicely decorated surrounded by lots of greenery. Just be careful for mosquitoes in the warmer months.
  • Awesome location in middle of urban city and buildings surrounding it. Great photo opps.
  • Beautiful shrine hidden away in a very busy part of Tokyo.
  • beautiful shrine, tucked in the middle of Tokyo. i went there in the summer and, seeing old cherry trees and wisterias, could imagine how beautiful the place must be in early april, during the cherry blossom season.
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