Shizuoka Sengen-jinja Shrine

Shizuoka Sengen-jinja Shrine in Aoi Ward, Shizuoka City, is the collective name for three separate shrines, Kanbe-jinja Shrine, Sengen-jinja Shrine, and Otoshimioya-jinja Shrine. Main events are the February setsubun festival, a Shinto ritual which drives out evil spirits, which has been designated an Intangible Folk Cultural Properties of Shizuoka City, and the huge Hatsukaesai festival held in April. The shrine was known to be the local shrine of Tokugawa Ieyasu and draws lots of tourists.

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Shizuoka Pref. Shizuokashi Aoi-ku Miyagasakichou 102-1
7:00-18:00 [Worship at the main shrine] 10:00-15:00
open everyday
Free [Worship at the main shrine] Adults500yen, 400yen students, 300yen Elementary school students
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Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


  • Gorgeous, majestic shrines
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.03.20
    They have seven shrines together at the same place, and each shrines have their own powers. I thought it was so interesting.The location is also good, about twenty minute walk from Jr Shizuoka...
  • One of the most popular shrines in Shizuoka Prefecture
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.01.19
    Sengen reminds Japanese people of Mt. Fuji. Yes, in this shrine the diety is also enshrined in one of seven shrines in Sengen Jinja yard. Shinto, indigenous religion, is mainly focused on people...
  • Stunning Shinto Shrine!
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.11.12
    This shrine is absolutely gorgeous and was a good place to begin our introduction to the beautiful shrines of Japan. We were here on a day of celebration so many people were in traditional clothing...

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