Must-see Places

We introduce attractive spot where is recommended to outing and sightseeing.

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Itsukushima-jinja Shrine (Nukebenten)

Although “Nukebenten,” the nickname for Itsukushima-jinja Shrine, is nowadays used to refer to the area, the shrine, which is known as the place where Minamoto no Yoshiie, a Minamoto clan samurai of the late Heian period (794-1185), visited to pray, is actually located in this area. Because former Kamakura Highway ran this neighborhood…

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Okuma Garden

Designed by Kason Sasaki, this garden with a large lawn area and pond features Japanese and Western styles blended together. The garden is assumed to have been completed in 1887, at the same time as the completion of the construction of Okuma Shigenobu’s palace. Handed-down convention karaattamo…

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Taiso-ji Temple

With the formal name “Kasumigaseki-zan Honkaku-in Taiso-ji,” Thatched hut "emperor hermitage" which Buddhist priest, emperor opened is nisakanoborima in forerunner in around 1596 (Keicho 1)…

Kyu-Goryo-Tei (Taiwan Pavilion)
Kyu-Goryo-Tei (Taiwan Pavilion)
Kyu-Goryo-Tei (Taiwan Pavilion)
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shinshukugoenkyugo*tei (daiwankaku)

In commemoration of marriage of the Emperor Showa, it was completed in building donated by voluntary Japanese residents in Taiwan at the time in 1927,designed by architect, Matsunosuke Moriyama.…

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Shinjuku Promenade Park“Shiki-no-Michi”

Following the discontinuation of the tram system from Shinjuku in 1970, Shinjuku Promenade Park –“Shiki-no-Michi – was completed in 1974 in the area which used to accommodate the rails leading to the depot for the trams. Of "green…

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Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal

It is a transport terminal located near Shinjuku Station South gate. All the platform of highway bus and taxi around the station gathered in the terminal. You can easily transfer from Shinjuku railway station to any platform you look for. High speed, long distance…

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Hanazono-jinja Shrine

As a guardian god of Naito Shinjuku, one of the shukuba (post stations) in the Edo period (1603-1867), this inari-sha shrine,which worships the Inari god of agriculture and business, was brought from Mount Yoshino in Yamato-no-kuni (current Nara Prefecture) before the Edo period. There was the cause near Shinjuku 3 chome intersection, but is gen a year (1624 through 44) Kanei…

Seseragi no Sato Park
Seseragi no Sato Park
Seseragi no Sato Park
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Seseragi no Sato Park

Located on the ground above Seseragi-no-sato Park sewage processing facility, it has an area of about 8,000 square meters. The park has seseragi (streams) surrounded by miscellaneous trees mainly consisting of jolcham oaks. Care…

Suga Shrine, 36 thirty-six major poets' portraits with a superimposed tanka
Suga Shrine, 36 thirty-six major poets' portraits with a superimposed tanka
Suga Shrine, 36 thirty-six major poets' portraits with a superimposed tanka
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Suga Shrine, 36 thirty-six major poets' portraits with a superimposed tanka

Before Meiji Era, there had been Gozutennou shrine and Inari shrine. Later, those two shrines were enshirined together and became "Suga Shrine". With Suka of company name, **koredammei is…

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Inari Kioujinja (Kiou Shrine)

Played kansei originally in fuku*ineka of the Suwa Shrine precincts of Tozuka in (1653) in 1653, and farmer Seiemon Tanaka of here is kan from Kumano in (1832) in 1832…

Zenkokuji Temple
Zenkokuji Temple
Zenkokuji Temple
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Zenkokuji Temple

Zenkokuji Temple was bulit in 1595 in kouji-machi under the order of Ieyasu Tokugawa. It is fire in 1670 (Kanbun 10)…

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Shinjuku Yamanote Shichifukujin (seven lucky gods) Tour

The Shichifukujin Tour is an event to visit temples and shrines enshrining Shichifukujin (seven lucky gods) to pray for good luck from January 1 to 7. It is about time when, with the Seven Deities of Good Luck, in the middle of the Muromachi era, the beginning of bamboo forest…

Yakuo-in (Higashi Hasedera Temple)
Yakuo-in (Higashi Hasedera Temple)
Yakuo-in (Higashi Hasedera Temple)
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Yakuo-in (Higashi Hasedera Temple)

Founded in the Kamakura period (1185-1333), this temple of the Buzan sect of Shingon Buddhism is known as a great place for beautiful botan (peonies) and is popularly referred to as Botan-dera (peony temple). is known as a great place for beautiful botan (peonies) and is popularly referred to as Botan-dera (peony temple). 100 stocks that were ported by Nara Hase-dera Temple of the head temple of a Buddhist sect about…

Shinjuku Central Park
Shinjuku Central Park
Shinjuku Central Park
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Shinjuku Central Park

Around Shinjuku West Exit is a business district where skyscrapers such as Tokyo Metropolitan government stand side by side. "Shinjuku Central Park" is here in the center of the busy business district, referred to as oasis. "Newly…

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Kansen-en Park

This park is an old park created in the Edo period (1603-1867), which used to have a large ground that included the grounds of the current Mizuinari-jinja Shrine. As for the name of sweet spring garden, there is spring in the center of garden, the spring water…

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Hozenji (Hozen temple)

Hozenji (Hozen temple) is a temple of Nichiren Buddhism, and its official name is "Shunjizanmitsuharuhozenji". Worship the one of the hilly section Seven Deities of Good Luck "God of Longevity", and rich coloring that is good as for the state of preservation into the main hall of a Buddhist temple…

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Eifukuji (Eifuku Temple)

Eifukuji is a temple of soto sect of Buddhism and called Ohisayamaeifukuji. We are informed with the (1648) foundation in 1648. When enter at the gate of Eifukuji (Eifuku Temple), gilt bronze of the dew seat which is rare in Shinjuku-ku…

Honda Yokocho
Honda Yokocho
Honda Yokocho
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Honda Yokocho

Honda Yokocho is the beggest alley in Kagurazaka. The name is from Honda Tsushima-no-kami, a hatamoto (samurai in the direct service of the shogun) whose residence used to be present in this area. Stores more than 50 around restaurant are bi in Yokocho to be lined with…

Hyogo Yokocho Alley
Hyogo Yokocho Alley
Hyogo Yokocho Alley
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Hyogo Yokocho Alley

Hyogo Yokocho is a restaurant located on stone pavement. It received the award as a place of a beautiful landscape. It is origin of name that there was arsenal (Hyogo) of Ushigome Castle for the age of civil strife…

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Nishimukitenjinsha (Nishimukiten Shrine)

It was local deity company of Higashiokubo-mura and ever said Okubo Tenman-gu Shrine for a long time. We have the large precincts, and trees of chinquapin make forest even now. Michizane Sugawara…

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