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Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine富岡八幡宮


This shrine located in the Tomioka district of Tokyo’s Koto City is affectionately known as the “Hachiman-sama of Fukagawa” and was established in 1624. The shrine attracted religious faith from the commoners as a tutelary shrine under the Tokugawa shogun family, and every year around August 15th the Fukagawa Hachiman Matsuri (Fukagawa Matsuri) procession is held which is said to be one of the three largest festivals of Edo, boasting Japan’s largest ichi-no-miya mikoshi (portable shrine). It is also famous as the birthplace of Edo’s Kanjin-zumo, and there are many stone monuments on the premises such as the Yokozuna Stone, a stone monument to commend successive yokozuna sumo wrestlers.

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place Tokyo Koutou-ku Tomioka 1-20-3
phone 0336421315

Review of Tomioka Hachimangu

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/09/24 Sumo Temple
This temple was the first Sumo area
Just at the entrance on the right sight , engraved on stone you can see the height and there is the hand prints of famous Sumo
It s impressive !
Reviewed:2017/11/29 Great place to visit
Really loved strolling through this history,
loved to see all of the different people enjoying the beautiful buildings and gardens.
Reviewed:2017/09/30 Great time
Super shrine, a lot to see and experience. Great time. We feed they koi with some crackers and were caught. We thought we were in trouble and a couple minutes later a caretaker came out with real...



Tokyo Koutou-ku Tomioka 1-20-3 [map]



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[Documentation Admission fee] Adults 300yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students 150yen, Revered Member Free
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