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Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine

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TRY JAPAN recommends ...

1: to see Fukagawa Hachiman Festival (limited days only)
2: to see portable shrines
3: to see memorial statue of grand champion

Shrine where Fukagawa Hachiman Festival is held

If you visit Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine, you can see two golden portable shrines at the storage in the shrine grounds.

They are "Ichinomiya Portable Shrine" and "Ninomiya Portable Shrine." In particular, "Ichinomiya Portable Shrine" is recognized as the largest portable shrine in Japan.

This shrine is famous for Fukagawa Hachiman Festival. Along with Sanno Festival of Hie Jinja Shrine and Kanda Festival of Kanda Myoujin Shrine, this festival is considered as one of three major festivals in Tokyo, while there are various views.

It is also known for the birthplace of Edo Fundraising Sumo Wrestling Tournament. There are the memorial statues related to Sumo Wrestling. At the statue of Grand Champion, you can find the names of Grand Champion in history of Sumo Wrestling.

Also, there is the bronze statue of Tadataka Ino (1745-1818). He used to live in Fukagawa area and visited this shrine when he conducted field trip to survey Japan.

This shrine enshrines Emperor Oujin and so on. Its shrine grounds consist of Main Hall, Large Torii and so on.

It was established in 1627. It is a middle-sized shrine at commercial area in Monzen-Nakacho, Koto City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Monzen-Nakacho station.

For your information, Fukagawa Fudoson Temple, a branch temple of Narita-san Shinshoji Temple, is next to this shrine. You can also go to Kiyosumi Gardens, Fukagawa Edo Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo within a walking distance.

Event Information

"Setsubun Festival"
February 3, 2018 (Saturday)

"Tokyo Marathon 2018"
February 25, 2018 (Sunday)
*Marathon Course: Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Start) ~ Iidabashi ~ Kanda ~ Nihonbashi ~ Asakusa Kaminari-mon ~ Ryogoku ~ Monzen-nakacho (Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine) ~ Ginza ~ Takanawa ~ Hibiya ~ In front of Tokyo Station ・ Gyoko-dori (Finish)

Finished Event Information

"Oharae"
June 30, 2015 (Tuesday)

"Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine Annual Festival (Fukagawa Hachiman Festival)"
from August 13, 2015 (Thursday) to August 16, 2015 (Sunday)

"Kutani Suisaka Kama Exhibition: Works of Kohichi Hazama and Kimiko Amabe"
from September 3, 2015 (Thursday) to September 13, 2015 (Sunday)

"The11th Fukagawa Carnival Yosakoi Festival" (This event is held at Fukagawa Park, Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine and Eitai-Dōri.)
September 20, 2015 (Sunday)

"Autumn Equinox Festival"
September 23, 2015 (Wednesday, National Holiday)

"Tohoku Products Fair 2015"
from September 26, 2015 (Saturday) to September 27, 2015 (Sunday)

"Kanname-sai"
October 17, 2015 (Saturday)

"Meiji Sai"
November 3, 2015 (Tuesday, National Holiday)

"Shichi-Go-San Festival"
November 15, 2015 (Sunday)

"Niinamesai (Harvest Ceremony)"
November 23, 2015 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Otori Shrine Annual Festival: Fukagawa Tori-no-Ichi" (This event is held at Otori Shrine (Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine prescient subordinate shrine).)
(November 5, 2015 (Thursday), November 17, 2015 (Tuesday) and November 29, 2015 (Sunday))
November 5, 2015 (Thursday): "Ichinotori"
November 17, 2015 (Tuesday): "Ninotori"
November 29, 2015 (Sunday): "Sannotori"

"Tenchosai (Celebration of the current Emperor's birthday)"
December 23, 2015 (Wednesday, National Holiday)

"Oharae (Great purification) ・ Joyasai (Year-end ritual)"
December 31, 2015 (Thursday)

"Genshisai"
January 3, 2016 (Sunday)

"Shishimai (Lion Dance) Dedication"
January 3, 2016 (Sunday)

"Emperor Showa Yohaishiki (Emperor Showa Memorial Day rite)"
January 7, 2016 (Thursday)

"Sasumatanori Dedication"
January 7, 2016 (Thursday)

"Coming of Age Day Festival Drum Performance"
January 11, 2016 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Setsubun Festival"
February 3, 2016 (Wednesday)

"Awashima Shrine Kenshinsai (Needle Memorial Service)" (This event is held at Awashima Shrine (Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine prescient subordinate shrine).)
February 8, 2016 (Monday)

"Kigensai (National Foundation Day Festival)"
February 11, 2016 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Kinensai (Prayer Ceremony for Agricultural Fertility)"
February 17, 2016 (Wednesday)

"Spring Korei-Yohaishiki (Paying respect towards the Imperial Palace sanctuary Koreiden)"
March 20, 2016 (Sunday, National Holiday)

"Shunbunsai (Spring Equinox Festival)"
March 20, 2016 (Sunday, National Holiday)

"Emperor Jinmu Yohaishiki (Emperor Jinmu Memorial Day rite)"
April 3, 2016 (Sunday)

"Showa Sai"
April 29, 2016 (Friday, National Holiday)

"Oharae (Great purification)"
June 30, 2016 (Thursday)

"Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine Annual Festival (Fukagawa Hachiman Festival)"
from August 12, 2016 (Friday) to August 15, 2016 (Monday)

"The12th Fukagawa Carnival Yosakoi Festival" (This event is held at Fukagawa Park, Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine and Eitai-Dōri.)
September 19, 2016 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Autumn Equinox Festival・Autumn Koreisai-Yohaishiki"
September 22, 2016 (Thursday, National Holiday)

"Tohoku Products Fair 2016"
from September 24, 2016 (Saturday) to September 25, 2016 (Sunday)

"Kanname-sai"
October 17, 2016 (Monday)

"Meiji Sai"
November 3, 2016 (Thursday, National Holiday)

"Shichi-Go-San Festival"
November 15, 2016 (Tuesday)

"Otori Shrine Annual Festival: Fukagawa Tori-no-Ichi" (This event is held at Otori Shrine (Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine prescient subordinate shrine).)
(November 11, 2016 (Friday) and November 23, 2016 (Wednesday, National Holiday))
November 11, 2016 (Friday): "Ichinotori"
November 23, 2016 (Wednesday, National Holiday): "Ninotori"

"Niinamesai"
November 23, 2016 (Wednesday, National Holiday)

"Tenchosai (Celebration of the current Emperor's birthday)"
December 23, 2016 (Friday, National Holiday)

"Oharae (Great purification) ・ Joyasai (Year-end ritual)"
December 31, 2016 (Saturday)

"Satansai (New Year's Day ritual)"
January 1, 2017 (Sunday, National Holiday)

"Genshisai"
January 3, 2017 (Tuesday)

"Shishimai (Lion Dance) Dedication"
January 3, 2017 (Tuesday)

"Emperor Showa Yohaishiki (Emperor Showa Memorial Day rite)"
January 7, 2017 (Saturday)

"Sasumatanori Dedication"
January 7, 2017 (Saturday)

"Coming of Age Day Festival Drum Performance"
January 9, 2017 (Monday, National Holiday)

"The 63th Bunkazai Boka Day (Cultural Property Fire Prevention Day) Fire Engine Practice"
January 24, 2017 (Tuesday)

"Setsubun Festival"
February 3, 2017 (Friday)

"Awashima Shrine Kenshinsai (Needle Memorial Service)"
February 8, 2017 (Wednesday)

"Kigensai (National Foundation Day Festival)"
February 11, 2017 (Saturday, National Holiday)

"Hatsu Uma Festival"
February 12, 2017 (Sunday)

"Kinensai (Prayer Ceremony for Agricultural Fertility)"
February 17, 2017 (Friday)

"Tokyo Marathon Support Event"
February 26, 2017 (Sunday)

"Spring Korei-Yohaishiki (Paying respect towards the Imperial Palace sanctuary Koreiden)"
March 20, 2017 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Shunbunsai (Spring Equinox Festival)"
March 20, 2017 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Showa Sai"
April 29, 2017 (Saturday)

"Kisenosato Yokozuna Recommendation Ceremony and Dezuiri (Sumo grand champion (Yokozuna) "ring entering" ceremony)"
June 9, 2017 (Friday)

"Oharae (Great purification)"
June 30, 2017 (Friday)

"Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine Annual Festival (Fukagawa Hachiman Festival)"
from August 11, 2017 (Friday, National Holiday) to August 15, 2017 (Tuesday)

"Kutani Suisaka Kama Exhibition: Works of Kohichi Hazama and Kimiko Amabe"
from September 3, 2017 (Sunday) to September 12, 2017 (Tuesday)

"Autumn Equinox Festival・Autumn Koreisai-Yohaishiki"
September 23, 2017 (Saturday)

"Tohoku Products Fair 2017"
from September 23, 2017 (Saturday, National Holiday) to September 24, 2017 (Sunday)

"Kanname-sai"
October 17, 2017 (Tuesday)

"Edo Fukagawa Autumn Festival"
October 22, 2017 (Sunday)

"Meiji Sai"
November 3, 2017 (Friday, National Holiday)

"Otori Shrine Annual Festival: Fukagawa Tori-no-Ichi" (This event is held at Otori Shrine (Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine prescient subordinate shrine).)
November 6, 2017 (Monday): "Ichinotori"
November 18, 2017 (Saturday): "Ninotori"
November 30, 2017 (Thursday): "Sannotori"

"Shichi-Go-San Festival"
November 15, 2017 (Wednesday)

"Niinamesai (Harvest Ceremony)"
November 23, 2017 (Thursday, National Holiday)

"Tenchosai (Celebration of the current Emperor's birthday)"
December 23, 2017 (Saturday, National Holiday)

"Oharae (Great purification) ・ Joyasai (Year-end ritual)"
December 31, 2017 (Sunday)

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it is about 45 minutes in a regular pace, about 30 minutes in a fast pace, and about 1 hour in a slow pace.

Opening Hour
It opens all day.

Closed Day
It opens every day.

Admissions Fee
It is free.

Access
It takes about 3 minutes from Monzen-Nakacho Station.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Monzen-Nakacho Station (Tokyo Metro: Tozai Line)
◎ Monzen-Nakacho Station (Toei Subway: Oedo Line)
○ Kiba Station (Tokyo Metro: Tozai Line)
○ Etchujima Station (JR East: Keiyo Line)
○ Kiyosumi Shirakawa (Tokyo Metro: Hanzomon Line)
○ Kiyosumi Shirakawa (Toei Subway: Oedo Line)

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Name in English
Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine

Name in Roman Letters
Tomioka Hachimangu

Name in Japanese
富岡八幡宮
とみおかはちまんぐう

Address
1-20-3, Tomioka, Koto City, Tokyo, 135-0047, Japan

Telephone Number
03-3642-1315

URL
http://www.tomiokahachimangu.or.jp

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