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  • Tokyo Hie Shrine

  • Tokyo Hie Shrine

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Facts & Figures

The Hie Shinto Shrine is the protector shrine of Edo Castle. Hie Shrine contains a sword, which is considered a national treasure. It is also a very popular place for families for a visit during the Shichigosan coming-of-age festival.

  • Hie Shrine
  • Opening Hours - 9:00 am to 4:30 pm - daily
  • Admission Fee - free


The Hie-jinja Shrine was founded in 1478 by the lord Ota Dokan. In 1659 the shrine was replaced from the Edo Castle (now the location of the Imperial Palace) to its current location. During World War 2 the shrine was completely destroyed, but reconstructed in 1958.

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The Hie-jinja Shrine is located south of the Imperial Palace in Nagatacho, Chiyoda-ku in Tokyo.

How to get to Hie-jinja Shrine?

  • get off at Kokkaigijidomae Station served by Marunouchi Subway Line and
  • 8min from Kokkaigijidomae Station to Hie Shrine

Sightseeing spots


Tunnel of torii - walk through it and enjoy the atmosphere

Festival & Events (dates can change without notice)


Sanno Matsuri
The Sanno festival belongs to the three great Japanese festivals of Edo.

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