Nezu Jinja Shrine

Nezu JInja Garden | Photo by Greg Lane
Cheapo Article: Nezu Jinja: Seriously Underrated
Related Events: Shitamachi Matsuri
Nezu Shrine Festival
Japanese script: 根津神社
Area: Sendagi
Access: 323 m from Tōdaimae Station Namboku Line (N12)
0.6 km from Nezu Station Chiyoda Line (C14)
Address: 1-28-9, Nezu, Bunkyo-ku [map]
Phone: 03-3822-0753 03-3822-0753
Hours: 24/7 (reception hours 09:00-17:00)

Located northwest of Ueno Park, Nezu Jinja is one of the oldest shrines in Japan. In late April/early May, the shrine gardens are host to Tokyo’s most renowned azalea festival.

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