Tag: Hie Shrine

Akasaka
By: Date: September 2, 2020 Categories: Akasaka,Guide Tags: , , , ,

Akasaka  is a residential and commercial district of  Minato-Tokyo, located west of the government center in Nagatachō and north of the Roppongi nightlife district. Akasaka is appealing more for the high concentration of luxury hotels than for any tourist attractions that are worthy of note. But if it happens to go here, you will certainly find some place of…

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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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