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Atago Shrine, Minato

(4.3/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Climb the steep ancient stairs leading to Atago Shrine, a Shinto place of worship built in 1603. The main deity Homusubi no Mikoto protects the residents from fire, and legend says that whoever climbs to the top and prays will have luck in life. Given the fact that the shrine lies in the midst of Tokyo's business center, don't be surprised to see suited-up businesspeople coming in haste. On the top of the 26 m (85 ft) hill, a vista spreads across the business district and buildings. A small pond, a Zen garden, and devotees add to the soothing and spiritual ambiance. Enjoy a meal at the onsite restaurant. Arrange your visit to Atago Shrine and discover more family-friendly attractions in Tokyo using our Tokyo vacation route planner.
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  • On the walk from Kamiyacho subway, less than 5 minutes, the lush green hill shrine. Steep stairs in front of is known as a "ladder", NHK broadcasting Museum under the tunnel next to the elevator so much pace, you can pray. Many green and pond on the grounds, very calm. Fire and disaster prevention be blessings.
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  • I stopped by the other day, I went to Tokyo to (^ ^) went to is immediately went a little bit from Tokyo's Toranomon ATAGO shrine ⛩ shrine fire shrine fire of spirit life is enshrined as the God of fire of Edo, here and there of the disaster said. Words such as "ring of fire" because me patron of unrequited love and the fervent hope to crush people who visited this shrine is. What to recommend that Shuhei Shimada is a shrine to \ (^ o ^) / the visit immediately. It is a splendid shrine bright vermilion pillars lol as far as inviting stone smiling near the shank and the main shrine, Fuzhou is firm get complete / (^ o ^) / and grand staircase, was surprised the moment I was amazed. What called stairs, stone steps of a career. To succeed needed to step up everything I did what you told me and the lol number, counting not-(laughs) I'm in there-I can't remember much (^ ^ Tokyo came to come to this shrine go try, / (^ o ^) /
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  • Green and great pond there is a small shrine, very soothing. Even during the week and always crowded with some, the atmosphere is nice. Service is friendly way than an elevator there is famous for the ladder.
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  • One of my favorite spots in the area. The final stretch of my morning run, go up the 60+ very steep stairs, cool down up top to the sound of water and the fish jumping around in the water. Salute the Gods of Water and Fire, start the day. :) The steps are steep but definitely manageable. Go at your own pace.
  • Nice place above the city noises. Really relaxing atmosphere over the streets of Tokyo.
  • Steep stairs that suddenly infesting in Tokyo of the middle.
  • Ingress defense here
  • 正月は混んでます。