Kanda Myojin Shrine(Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo)

Kanda Myojin Shrine(Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo) Chiyoda-ku

1.Kanda Myojin Shrine

Kanda Myojin Shrine(Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo)
IF you access from the “Ochanomizu Station of the Marunouchi Line”, you will evade this big torii.


zuishin-mon@Kanda Myojin Shrine(Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo)
“Zuishin-Mon” means the gate to worship the God who prevent the incoming evil.

1-2.Lion mountain(Shishi-yama)

lion mountain@Kanda Myojin Shrine(Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo)
Parents are pushed down their little lions in the valley.
The little lions will climb the cliff and go back their parents.
The parents admit only little lions,who can climb up the cliff as “their children” .
This image shows such a story.

1-3.Daikoku-sama statues

Daikoku-sama@Kanda Myojin Shrine(Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo)
This Daikokusama is the largest in Japan as the stone .

1-4.Ebisu-sama statues

Ebisu-sama@Kanda Myojin Shrine(Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo)
I thought “God was surfing”.
But It was a misunderstanding.
“Ebisu-sama” came here beyond the sea on nuts(as the ship).

1-5.Yakumo shrines

There are also several small shrine.

1-6.Shinden(sacred place/main hall)

Kanda Myojin Shrine(Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo)
It was built in 1934.

Kanda Myojin Shrine(Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo)
How to pray in Japanese style in the shrine “2bow 2clap 1bow”.

1-7.Love live

love live/Kanda Myojin Shrine(Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo)
Kanda Myojin Shrine has collaborated Love live.
Including the ema(votive picture), there are a lot of goods.

2.Access to Kanda Myojin Shrine

Train is best way, I think.

  • 5 min. walk from “Ochanomizu” station,JR line, Hijiribashi bridge exit
  • 7 min. walk from “Akihabara” station,JR line, Denki-gai street exit
  • 5 min. walk from “Ochanomizu” station, Tokyo Metro Marunoucni-line, Hijiribashi bridge exit
  • 5 min. walk from “Shin-ochanomizu” station, Tokyo Metro Chiyoda-line, Hijiribashi bridge exit

3.Kanda Myojin Shrine opening hours

  • Always open
  • No closing days
  • Admission: Free

▼【Official Sire】Kanda Myojin Shrine

Near the Kanda Myojin, There is “Yushima Seido”.
I recommend that you visit together.

4.Yushima Seido

The Five Dynasties Shogun of Edo period : Tsunayoshi Tokugawa was founded this building in Yushima 1690, to ensure the promotion of Confucianism.
In addition, Temple Pagoda and Gordon of home school in the private residence of ShinobuOka have moved here.
This is the beginning of the current “Yushima Seido”.

4-1.Confucius statue

Confucius statue in Yushima seido
Speaking of Confucianism, Confucius sama! There is the largest “Confucius statue” in the world.


Yushima Seido


Yushima Seido

4-4.Roof of Main hall

Yushima Seido
I feel that Japan and China are intermingled.

◆Open Hours: 9:30 to 17:00 (until 16:00 in winter)
※Saturday, Sunday,public holiday main hall(大成殿)open
(Until 10:00- closed gate time)

▼【Offcial Site】史跡 湯島聖堂(Japanese Only)


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