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Address: 3-1-2 Shimomeguro, Meguro 153-0064, Tokyo Prefecture
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Tori no Ichi Festival

This was an interesting observation of the Japanese Tori no Ichi festival where you get to see first hand local Tokyo residents prays good luck and prosperity in November. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 November 2016
Stephen L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a comparatively small shrine in Meguro, ubiquitous and rather unimpressive, although popular with local community folks especially during the New Year's holidays.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This was an interesting observation of the Japanese Tori no Ichi festival where you get to see first hand local Tokyo residents prays good luck and prosperity in November. The believers will "kumade" rakes which will be celebrated with a chant wishes with gusto from the vendors and it is quite a spectacle to view and experience. It is crowded... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Meguro is a special ward in Tokyo that was founded back in 1947. Formerly two towns: Meguro and Hibusama, that were part of the former Ebara District of Musashi Province, the two were merged in 1932 into Meguro Ward. Meguro (which translates to “black eyes”) is known for its major corporate offices, 15 foreign embassies and consulates, the Tokyo Metropolitan... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

If you like calm feel in busy metro... Take a short walk and relax... Not far from Mefuro River famous for cherry blossom during Spring...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2012

I visited so many shrines in Tokyo, Japan and all were wonderful on my trip. This one is good to. Try to see all that you can!

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