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Toyokawa Inari Shrine and Temple

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Address: 1-4-7 Moto-Azabu, Minato, Tokyo Prefecture
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An Unexpected and Authentic Find

We are glad we found this shrine as it is quite different to others we visited. Only locals were here and throughout our visit the chanting by priests added to a completely... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hexham, United Kingdom
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Hexham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are glad we found this shrine as it is quite different to others we visited. Only locals were here and throughout our visit the chanting by priests added to a completely authentic experience. It is a Buddhist temple that venerates a Shinto deity, the fox god, or Inari. The Main Temple building is a complete amalgam of Buddhist and... More 

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Shizuoka, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Lots of foxes there!!! Pray there for your success of business,family health,the good score for school and company exams,and so on. Should visit there and eat Japanese udon noodle and Inari sushi near the entrance gate.

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County Mayo, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

This is a nice shrine that's easy to get to as its near one of the stations. Its a nice area in the centre.

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Denver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

Very close to Centurion Hotel Grand Akasaka, and was well worth visiting. When I went the sunlight coming through the lanterns was perfect. There are also a few vendors offering food and shopping opportunities.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Many statues and small shrines in the property. It is very near the Akasaka metro station, and it is located in the city of Toyokawa.

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Bandung, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2015

Inari of Fox God Temple. With Inari fox statue in front of the Main Temple of Toyokawa Inari Temple. This temple is visited by many artists who are expecting their success in music and art careers.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2013

Red and Orange blooming trees drape over this long passage way to get to the Temple. The path way was flooded with people, shopping, eating and stopping us to take pictures of a small blonde haired blue eyed baby that was with us. I really felt like I got the experience of Urban Tokyo. It was so clean.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2013 via mobile

As describe in another site, a Zen temple and a Shinto shrine (dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of harvests) co-exist on this site. There is many statues and small shrines in the property, where you can light incenses and candles fir your pryers. It is very near the Akasaka metro station, and it is actually a kind of copy... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2013

This shrine was much less busy than many others we visited. Perhaps that is because it is a bit smaller, but whatever the reason, I found it to be a peaceful and beautiful area in the middle of urban Tokyo. Besides the main temple and dragon fountain, the shrine is filled with little fox statues which make for some fun... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2012

This shrine and temple isn't signposted in English anywhere but it is obvious from the road, that it's a large temple in the middle of a very busy area. Personally I found this temple to be quite dark and cramped, which is unlike any of the other temples I've seen in Tokyo. Whereas others are spacious, light and bright, I... More 

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