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Hanazono Shrine

5-17-3 Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3209-5265
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5-17-3 Shinjuku, Shinjuku 160-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3209-5265
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A simple Buddhist temple in the Shinjuku area. There is often a flea market on Sundays. No entrance unless you are praying.

Thank DJS1950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a classic Shinto shrine and has a really peaceful atmosphere to it. It is close to a lot of tourist attractions and is easily visible. Beautifully lit up at night.

Thank Gavin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing special, just another shrine, however, during the festival it is bustling with many vendors, energy, crowds and lots of food. Great time to visit then.

Thank Kasia Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go to Golden Gai, then this is the next block. If not then out the east exit of JR Shinjuku station and walk along Yasakuni-dori on your left past the street with the Shinjuku Ward Office and you will see it. Walk thru...More

1  Thank bob2bkk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Shrine is a peaceful find in Shinjuku. There is not a lot to do there and Shrines aren't generally all that interesting. So it is with this one but it is quiet, has lots of trees and is a nice break. It was only...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and in the middle of Shinjuku ju must go. Its just an amazing experience. You can get there very easily with no transportation hazzard.

Thank KM D
Reviewed 22 April 2017

A decent shrine, accessible from several streets; small and typical. Kind of an evening hang out for teens but rather peaceful. Its a shame the rather bland boxy architecture of Shinjuku has been built up around it, leaving little extra space in the environment to...More

Thank vistaviewer747
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We found it by accident. Not an outstanding shrine site. It was quiet late afternoon and their appears to be lots of work going on at this time so few buildings to see.

Thank altoland
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This was a small shrine in the middle of Shinjuku. But it was nicely laid out with cherry blossom trees as a context. We enjoyed seeing it and observing the practice of the rituals at a Shinto shrine. Very interesting.

Thank brian790
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely shrine to visit. The cherry blossoms were out and it was beautiful. Peaceful in the middle of a busy day. Would recommend

Thank Carole C
Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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Hi I am traveling in June. 1. I am wondering which deluxe suite is better? 2. The hotel does not have a pool or restaurant is that correct? 3. Will the sunset be blocked by the caldera? Thanks~
1 April 2015|
Response from Sivasuriam | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I am quite confused.......are you referring to Hanazono Jinja or a Hotel? Please clarify.