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Oji Inari Shrine

王子稲荷神社

Description

An old Kanto Inari Sotsukasa shrine (the top Kanto area shrines dedicated to Inari), established in the middle of the Heian period. It was a place of prayer for each succeeding shogun during the Edo period. The current main building was built by the 11th Shogun, Tokugawa Ienari, and is famous as the setting for the classic rakugo (a form of verbal entertainment), ”Ojino Kitsune.”

Location Information

  • Address

    1-12-26, Kishimachi, Kita-ku, Tokyo, 114-0021

  • Nearest Station
    Oji Station
    ・ JR Keihin-Tohoku Line
    ・ Tokyo Metro Namboku Line
    6 minutes on foot
  • Closed
    None
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