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Nezu Shrine

1-28-9 Nezu, Nezu, Bunkyo 113-0031, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3822-0753
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1-28-9 Nezu, Nezu, Bunkyo 113-0031, Tokyo Prefecture
Ueno, Asakusa
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"beautiful flowers"
in 4 reviews
"residential area"
in 3 reviews
"late april"
in 3 reviews
"quiet place"
in 3 reviews
"azalea festival"
in 15 reviews
"main hall"
in 3 reviews
"tokyo university"
in 4 reviews
"yen entrance fee"
in 2 reviews
"ueno park"
in 4 reviews
"walking distance"
in 2 reviews
"full bloom"
in 3 reviews
"metro station"
in 3 reviews
"cherry blossom season"
in 2 reviews
"tori gates"
in 7 reviews
"azalea garden"
in 6 reviews
"early morning"
in 2 reviews
"we enjoyed walking"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we came for Senbo torii(千本鳥居).It's really amazing and definitely worths to come. not far from metro station, but the main gate sign is not conspicuous.we missed it, so went in by the side door. Although the district seems like residential area, along the road to...More

Thank lisa14544
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nezu Shrine in Tokyo's Bunkyo ward is one of Japan's oldest shrines; according to Japan Visitor, legend has it that what later became Nezu Shrine was first founded in Sendagi, just north of its current location in Nezu, in the first century A.D. Nearly all...More

Thank Adrian2016Traveller
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are other shrines around Tokyo but this was a delight. It was beautiful and peaceful which meant we could enjoy the experience. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite shrines in Japan. Upon arriving you enter beautiful Tori gates. The flowers are lovely,and the main hall are fabulous. There are many stairs so be aware if you are not mobile. At the bottom of the shrine are many food and...More

Thank Judi L
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

It is certainly my favorite shinto shrine in Tokyo. The gate and the main hall are gorgeous. It is famous for the azaleas that usually bloom in late April. It is very easy to access from the Tokyo Metro Nezu station and is a good...More

Thank Jerome C
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

The shrine & azalea festival go hand in hand so to get the best of both try visiting during the months of April & May. I loved the approach to this temple as you walk through a series of Tori gates. We were lucky in...More

Thank travella2016
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Every April - May, there is an azalea festival. During the festival, the food/game stalls lined up from the front gate of the shrine all the way to the entrance of the shrine, foods ranging from takoyaki, ookonomiyaki to yakisoba... As you walk through the...More

Thank Mic C
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

The Nezu shrine have the small Toiiri gate (similar to Fushini Inari) but a lot smaller, yet still looks good to me. The Azalea is fully blossom around Mid April around 13-15 Apr i guessed, as the period we visited the Bunkyo Azelea Festival is...More

Thank Kiky101
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

My mother and I visited the site on a beautiful Saturday morning in mid april and walked from todai mae metro station. The shirine is beautiful with a beautiful red posts and a beautiful azelea hill. There was also numerous stands selling food. There was...More

Thank Gregory R
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

It was an amazing pic taken place which takes a bit of walking from Ueno Station. For a sunshine personality visitor. It's a must go during this time as you can see amazing flowers and also the scaled down version of the red pillar walkway...More

Thank Shaun L
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Tiara S
30 April 2018|
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Response from Dr_Bingcarlos | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The shrine is always open. They only charge a fee to walk inside the azalea garden when the plants are in bloom. Not sure if there will still be blooms when you arrive but you can always visit. You might be lucky and... More
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ShoeiFantaRaraBubba
20 April 2018|
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Response from Dr_Bingcarlos | Reviewed this property |
Hi! The shrine does not close but if you want to walk in the garden with the azaleas, you have to see the Azalea Festival schedule for 2019. The garden opens at 9AM during the festival.
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ravit s
16 September 2015|
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Response from Flitcraft | Reviewed this property |
Take the Chiyoda metro line to Nezu station. The shrine is only a couple minutes walk from there--you can see the local map at the station.
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