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Atsuta Jingu (Atsuta Shrine) (熱田神宮)

This shrine located in Nagoya City’s Atsuta Ward has been known familiarly as “Atsuta Sama” since long ago. Reported to have been established in 113, it is revered as a Great Shrine ranking second only to Ise Jingu Shrine. The shrine is famous as a place that enshrines the sacred sword Kusanagi-no-tsurugi, one of the three sacred treasures that symbolize the Imperial throne. The approximately 190,000-square meter premises are thick with kusunoki (camphor trees) that have been living for more than one thousand years, and are scattered with numerous setsumatsu-sha (smaller shrines managed under the shrine). There are numerous events and festivals held at the shrine including Hatsu Ebisu on January 5, and it is constantly bustling with visitors for Shichi-Go-San (shrine visit by children aged 7, 5 and 3), omiya-mairi (the first shrine visits by babies) and even Hatsu Mode (the first shrine visit of New Year).


Aichi Pref. Nagoyashi Atsuta-ku Jingu 1-1-1 (NagoyaArea)

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Review of Atsuta Jingu Shrine

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Reviewed:2020/03/24 Calm and peaceful
A beautiful shrine set in splendid nature that is very well-maintained. Enjoyed the serene surroundings as I strolled through the forested path to the shrine. Theres a peaceful walking trail around...
Reviewed:2019/12/24 Serene. Tranquil.
We arrived 1400h. There was only two tour buses. The rest were locals. So it was pretty quiet. It can get very crowded on special occasions and different season.
It was a lovely walk and offering of...
Reviewed:2019/11/19 Great visit!
Must Visit to this shrine... took a 20mins ride taxi to this shrine. There’s a nearby subway so is convenient too.
Is a big shrine and since I have a senior with me so not must explore around. Is a...

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Aichi Pref. Nagoyashi Atsuta-ku Jingu 1-1-1 [map]

[Treasure Hall]
[Adult] 300yen
[Elementary and Junior High School Students] 150yen
* Changes may occur during special and special exhibitions
Parking Lot
Available 400spaces(Free)
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Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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          Aichi is a prefecture of great natural beauty with Nagoya city at its heart, a busy hub home to a labyrinth of underground shops and the 17th-century Nagoya Castle. Castles are easy to find in this history-rich prefecture, but the highlight for history buffs has to be the Museum Meiji-mura, where preserved buildings from the turn of the 20th century are displayed in all their grandeur in an outdoor museum.