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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.


Tokyo Koutou-ku Tomioka 1-20-3 (Tsukiji / Odaiba / Bay AreaArea)

phone 0336421315


Review of Tomioka Hachimangu

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/09/23 Sunday flea market
Interesting flea market held at the temple on Sunday mornings. As you might expect, lots of Japanese arts and crafts. Prices seemed reasonable. Worth combining with a visit to the nearby Fukugawa...
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.

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Tokyo Koutou-ku Tomioka 1-20-3 [ map ]
Tsukiji / Odaiba / Bay AreaArea
open everyday
[Museum Admission fee]
[Elementary and Junior High School Students]150yen
[Honorary member] Free
Parking Lot
Credit Card
Not available
Available (Smoking Area Available)
Not available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

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