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Kumano Shrine

Kumano Shrine
 Kumano Shrine

It is done with the origin that we come from Kii world in the Oei era year of the Muromachi era and reclaim the Nakano whole area, and kansei does 12 place honorific title of a Japanese god of Kumano Miyama of native district, and Kuro Suzuki called Nakano central figure worshiped.

The precincts of cause Kumano Shrine were large and were scenic spot of Edo autumn field where there were plural ponds and waterfalls. It was often used in drama and ukiyoe, and generals visited here for falconry. In addition, there used be restaurants standing side by side around ponds. Although they had flourished until 1955, ponds were reclaimed in 1968. Today, it is not what it used to be.

Inside the shrine, there are many important cultural assets.

Zip code 〒160-0023
Address 2-11-2, Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Business hours, regular holiday Business hours: From 09:00 to 17:00
The nearest station, access
  • It is a 3-minute walk from Toei Oedo Line Nishishinjuku-Gochome Station
Phone number 03-3343-5521
FAX number 03-3343-3014
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