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Kameido Tenjinsha, Koto

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#22 of 525 in Historic Sites in Tokyo
A visit to Kameido Tenjinsha during late April or early May affords vibrant and picturesque views of blooming wisteria trees. Established in 1661, the temple enshrines the ninth-century politician and scholar, Sugawara no Michizane, who is said to offer worshippers luck and good favor in exams. The focal point of the temple is its large pond in the front gardens, where you'll find around 200 wisteria trees growing on trellises bordering the pond, and have the chance to traverse traditional-looking, steep-arched bridges, lacquered in red paint. Look out for the koi carp and turtles, resident in the water, and expect busy crowds during the wisteria bloom. Take a look at our Tokyo holiday planner to schedule your visit to Kameido Tenjinsha and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • August 12, 2017
    From JR kameido STA. walk about 15 minutes. Is a famous name, but not the most. Up the road is suddenly shrine feeling. Grounds are filled with wisteria. It is a Wisteria flower blooms to come visit. Red arched bridge is two. So in the picture. Is a Shinto shrine worshiping the God of learning, Sugawara no michizane.
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  • August 7, 2017
    Exam season, the season of plenty of people in crowded, but some people truly midsummer less. Kuramae Dori entrance is empty.
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  • July 31, 2017
    Kameido Tenjinsha shrine with the beautiful cherry blossoms in April. The wooden walking bridge, fried red shrine Turtle pool under the bridge.
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