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Atago Jinja Shrine

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1: to go up "Steps of Social Success"

Shrine with Steps of Social Success

If you visit Atago Jinja Shrine, you can go up and down "Steps of Social Success."

It consists of 86 steps of the steep straight stair between large Torii and main hall.

Its name comes from the episode that Mitsukuni Tokugawa (1604-1651), the 3rd Shogun of Tokugawa Shogunate, praised for Heihachiro Magaki, who went up and down the steps to take a branch of a plum tree at the top of Atago Mountain, riding on a horse in 1634. It is called "Otokozaka," men's slope. Also, there is a moderately curved steps called "Onnazaka," women's slope.

This Shrine enshrines God of Fire called "Homusubi-no-Mikoto." Historically, Ieyasu Tokugawa (1542-1616), the 1st Shogun of Tokugawa Shogunate, constructed it.

Its shrine grounds has a pleasant atmosphere with nature including Shogun Ume, a plum tree, and a pond. It consists of main hall, Tarobo hall, Fukuju Inari hall and so on.

It was constructed in 1603. It is a small shrine at Atagoyama Mountain in Atago, Minato City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Kamiyacho Station and so on.

Event Information

"Setsubun Festival"
February 3, 2018 (Saturday)

Finished Event Information

"Sennichi-Mairi and Chinese Lantern Plant Festival"
from June 23, 2015 (Tuesday) to June 24, 2015 (Wednesday)

June 24, 2015 (Wednesday)

"Grand Festival"
September 24, 2015 (Thursday)

"Joyasai (Year-end ritual)・Kagamibiraki Festival"
December 31, 2015 (Thursday)

"Satansai (New Year's Day ritual)"
January 1, 2016 (Friday)

"Seven Herbs Fire Festival"
January 7, 2016 (Thursday)

"Setsubun Festival"
February 3, 2016 (Wednesday)

"Sennichi-Mairi and Chinese Lantern Plant Festival"
from June 23, 2016 (Thursday) to June 24, 2016 (Friday)

June 24, 2016 (Friday)

"Steps of Social Success Festival"
from September 21, 2016 (Wednesday) to September 24, 2016 (Saturday)

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

"Seven Herbs Fire Festival"
January 7, 2017 (Saturday)

"Setsubun Festival"
February 3, 2017 (Friday)

"Sennichi-Mairi and Chinese Lantern Plant Festival"
from June 23, 2017 (Friday) to June 24, 2017 (Saturday)

June 24, 2017 (Saturday)

"Grand Festival"
September 24, 2017 (Sunday)

"Joyasai (Year-end ritual)・Kagamibiraki Festival"
January 1, 2018 (Monday)

"Satansai (New Year's Day ritual)"
January 1, 2018 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Seven Herbs Fire Festival"
January 7, 2018 (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 from 9:00 to 17:00.

Closed Day
It opens every day.

Admissions Fee
It is free.

It takes about 5 minutes from Kamiyacho station on foot.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Kamiyacho Station (Tokyo Metro: Hibiya Line)
◎ Toranomon Station (Tokyo Metro: Ginza Line)
◎ Onarimon Station (Toei Subway: Mita Line)

Fellow Travelers
◎ Alone
◎ With Friends
◎ With Significant Other
◎ With Family
○ With Children

Name in English
Atago Jinja Shrine

Name in Roman Letters
Atago Jinja

Name in Japanese

1-5-3, Atago, Minato City, Tokyo, 105-0002, Japan

Telephone Number



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