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Visit the Hie Shrine in Akasaka, Tokyo
By: Date: August 10, 2019 Categories: Akasaka,Guide,Travel Tags: , , , ,

The Hie Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Akasaka, Tokyo. Its June 15 Sanno Matsuri is one of the three great Japanese festivals of Edo (the forerunner of Tokyo). Other names for the shrine include Hiyoshi Sannō-sha, Hiyoshi Sannō Daigongen-sha, Edo Sannō Daigongen, Kōjimachi Sannō, Sannō-sha, and Sannō-sama. This famous Tokyo shrine dates back to 1478…

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