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Hikawa Shrine

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Address: 6-10-12 Akasaka, Minato 107-0052, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3583-1935
06:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 17:00

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Site where a residence of Lord Asano's was, of the 47 Ronin Tale

This site was where there was a residence of Lord Asano Tosa-no-kami who committed seppuku as a result of his attack on Lord Kira at Edo Castle. It was here that Oishi Kuranosuke... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This site was where there was a residence of Lord Asano Tosa-no-kami who committed seppuku as a result of his attack on Lord Kira at Edo Castle. It was here that Oishi Kuranosuke Yoshio, the leader of the 47 Ronin came to visit Asano's wife Yozei-in the day before the raid by the 47 Ronin on Kira's residence but ended... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Interesting shrine to visit if in roppongi area. Not a must but nice to visit. It's nice if you are walking around in Tokyo and happen to be in roppongi.

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

This shrine is located between Akasaka to Roppongi. It was a little bit inconvenient to access to this place because its place was situated away from metro stations. However I felt that the shrine was isolated from the temporal world. The shrine was surrounded by deep green bush and it was really quiet place even though it was in a... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

This temple is a place of worship Japanese people, which was built since the 17th century building is beautiful, although the area of the building is not too extensive.

Thank Jack F

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Akasaka / Roppongi
Not so long ago the Akasaka and Roppongi areas were famous for their nightlife, high-class restaurants, bars and clubs. More recently, with the opening of Roppongi Hills, Tokyo Midtown and Akasaka Sacas, the area has declared itself as the most fashionable spot to be seen. The area also hosts the National Art Center and the Mori Art Museum and lots of trendy art galleries.
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