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Kagurazaka Street

[Shopping Street]

[Overall] Sightseeing
★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ (6.0/10.0)

Features
○ Enjoyable
○ Beautiful
○ Relaxing
◎ Unique
◎ Japanese

TRY JAPAN recommends ...

1: to see the claster of excellent restaurant

One of the most popular gourmet town in Tokyo

If you visit Kagurazaka Street, you can walk around alleys of stone path.

It has a good old Japanese atmosphere. Also, there are a lot of excellent restaurants in this area. In particular, it is well-known that there are excellent French and Japanese restaurants.

Along Kagurazaka street with beautiful zelkova trees, there is Zenkokuji Temple that was established in 1595. It is a small Buddhist temple of Nichiren Sect called Kagurazaka Bishamonten, Kagurazaka Vaisravana.

It has a history as a path to the outer moat of Edo Castle, following the residence of Tadakatsu Sakai (1587-1662) was provided at the top of a slope in 1628 during Edo Period (1603-1867).

It is a middle-sized shopping street along the gentle slope between Kagurazaka Ue and Kagurazaka Shita at commercial area in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Iidabashi station and so on.

Event Information

"Kagurazaka Bo-sai Fureai Hiroba"
September 10, 2017 (Sunday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Bishamonten Statue is open to the Public"
September 12, 2017 (Tuesday)

"Kagurazaka Aozora Festa in Autumn"
October 1, 2017 (Sunday)

"Bishamonten Zenkoku Templeji Oeshiki"
October 14, 2017 (Saturday)
*Manto Parade is held between Kagura-Sakashita and Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple from 18:20.

"The Cat Festival in Kagurazaka"
October 15, 2017 (Sunday)

Finished Event Information

"The 44th Kagurazaka Festival"
from July 22, 2015 (Wednesday) to July 25, 2015 (Saturday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Oeshiki"
October 14, 2015 (Wednesday)
*Manto Parade is held between Kagura-Sakashita and Bishamonten Zenkoku Temple from 18:00.

"The Cat Festival in Kagurazaka"
October 18, 2015 (Sunday)

"The 17th Kagurazaka Machitobi Festa 2015"
from October 17, 2015 (Saturday) to November 3, 2015 (Tuesday, National Holiday)

"Tabe-naito Noma-night in Kagurazaka 2015"
from November 3, 2015 (Tuesday, National Holiday) to November 4, 2015 (Wednesday)

"Kagurazaka Street Stage O-edo Tour Japanese Traditional Culture Festival 2015"
from November 14, 2015 (Saturday) to November 15, 2015 (Sunday)

"The 8th Echizen Wakasa Festival in Kagurazaka"
from November 22, 2015 (Sunday) to November 23, 2015 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Hatsumoude"
January 1, 2016 (Friday, National Holiday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Bishamonten Statue is open to the Public"
January 9, 2016 (Saturday) and January 21, 2016 (Thursday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Setsubun Festival"
February 3, 2016 (Wednesday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Bishamonten Statue is open to the Public"
May 8, 2016 (Sunday)

"Kagurazaka Aozora Festa in Spring"
May 15, 2016 (Sunday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Candle Flame"
July 28, 2016 (Thursday)

"The 45th Kagurazaka Festival"
from July 27, 2016 (Wednesday) to July 30, 2016 (Saturday)

"Kagurazaka Bo-sai Fureai Hiroba"
September 4, 2016 (Sunday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Bishamonten Statue is open to the Public"
September 5, 2016 (Monday)

"Kagurazaka Aozora Festa in Autumn"
October 2, 2016 (Sunday)

"Irodori Festival"
from October 9, 2016 (Sunday) to October 10, 2016 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Tabe-naito Noma-night in Kagurazaka 2016"
from October 10, 2016 (Monday, National Holiday) to October 11, 2016 (Tuesday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Oeshiki"
October 14, 2016 (Friday)
*Manto Parade is held between Kagura-Sakashita and Bishamonten Zenkoku Temple from 18:00.

"The Cat Festival in Kagurazaka"
October 16, 2016 (Sunday)

"The 18th Kagurazaka Machitobi Festa 2016"
from October 15, 2016 (Saturday) to November 3, 2016 (Thursday, National Holiday)

"Kagurazaka Street Stage O-edo Tour Japanese Traditional Culture Festival 2016"
from November 12, 2016 (Saturday) to November 13, 2016 (Sunday)

"Echizen Wakasa Festival in Kagurazaka"
from November 19, 2016 (Saturday) to November 20, 2016 (Sunday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Yamagata Prefecture Tsuruoka City Products Fair"
November 24, 2016 (Thursday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Hatsumoude"
January 1, 2017 (Sunday, National Holiday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Bishamonten Statue is open to the Public"
January 3, 2017 (Tuesday) and January 15, 2017 (Sunday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Setsubun Festival"
February 3, 2017 (Friday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Recovery and Support Bazaar from Great East Japan Earthquake"
March 11, 2017 (Saturday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Flower Festival"
from April 5, 2017 (Wednesday) to April 8, 2017 (Saturday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Bishamonten Statue is open to the Public"
May 3, 2017 (Wednesday, National Holiday)

"The 67th Aozora Festa in Spring"
May 21, 2017 (Sunday)

"Bishamonten Zenkokuji Temple Horokukyu"
July 27, 2017 (Thursday)

"The 46th Kagurazaka Festival"
from July 26, 2017 (Wednesday) to July 27, 2017 (Thursday): "Ground Cherry Fair"
from July 28, 2017 (Friday) to July 29, 2017 (Saturday): "Awa Dance Festival"

"The 2nd Takko Kagura and Nanyadoyara (Bon Dance) in Kagurazaka"
August 6, 2017 (Sunday)

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it takes about 2 hours in a regular pace, about 1 hour in a fast pace, and about 3 hours 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 1 minutes from Iidabashi Station.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Iidabashi Station (JR East: Sobu Line, Chuo Line, Chuo Main Line)
◎ Iidabashi Station (Tokyo Metro: Tozai Line, Namboku Line, Yurakucho Line)
◎ Iidabashi Station (Toei Subway: Oedo Line)
◎ Kagurazaka Station (Tokyo Metro: Tozai Line)
◎ Ushigome-Kagurazaka Station (Toei Subway: Oedo Line)

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

Name in English
Kagurazaka Street

Name in Roman Letters
Kagurazaka Dori

Name in Japanese
神楽坂通り
かぐらざかどおり

Address
1-Chome ~ 5-Chome, Kagurazaka, Shinjuku City, Tokyo, 162-0825, Japan

Telephone Number
N/A

URL
http://www.kagurazaka.in

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