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≪Hatsumode Spot≫ Kameido Tenjin Shrine

≪Hatsumode Spot≫ Kameido Tenjin Shrine

© Kameido Tenjin Shrine

This shrine enshrines Sugawara no Michizane who known as the god of learning

【Number of visitors on January 1st – 3rd】About 150,000 people

【Divine Favor】school success

Kameido Tenjin Shrine is otherwise known as the “Shitamachi no Tenjin-sama” (Tenjin shrine of downtown Tokyo).

The main building, the arched bridge, the cloister and so on were constructed to emulate the Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine in Kyushu.

This shrine is known for its beautiful flowers, plum (February – March) and wisteria (April – May) spectacularly color the precincts. “Ume Matsuri” (Plum Blossom Festival) and “Fuji Matsuri” (Wisteria Festival) will be held in each season.

To Kameido Tenjin Shrine, which is known for the divine favor of school success, a great number of students visit pray for success in the examination season.


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Event Name ≪Hatsumode Spot≫ Kameido Tenjin Shrine
Venue Kameido Tenjin Shrine
Dates December 31, 2016 – January 31, 2017
Address 3-6-1 Kameido Koto-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-3681-0010
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