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Nogi Shrine

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Address: 8-11-27 Akasaka, Minato 107-0052, Tokyo Prefecture
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Peaceful with an interesting history

The shrine had a very peaceful feel to it and was nice to look around. There is a little room you can go in which tells you the history of the shrine and about General Nogi and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JennaSB
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The shrine had a very peaceful feel to it and was nice to look around. There is a little room you can go in which tells you the history of the shrine and about General Nogi and his wife. I found it very interesting!

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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Nogi Shrine is about five steps away from Nogizaka Station. There is no admission fee to enter and it's a peaceful walk through a well-kept garden and shrine. The orange torii gates are beautiful and there is a public restroom on the grounds. I wouldn't classify this as a must-see, but it is worth seeing if you're in the area.

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Thank Kiara S
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I wouldn't say it's a must-see, but it's an unusual shrine and there's some good people watching. There's a subway station almost next to it, and Roggongi's museums and shops are within walking distance.

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Dublin, Ireland
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Nice place to visit even in the autumn time. Great for a walk and enjoying Japanese culture.The autumn leaves made is look very beautiful.

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Warrington
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

You are welcomed by a row of chalet style huts selling kimono's and other tourist stuff. Then the temple appears with its red lanterns and incense fire. A worthwhile visit.

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Thank Brucie32
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Depends on whether or not you are interested in this part of Japan's culture but I found it fascinating

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Thank Emily M
Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

After a long flight from Europe and having jet lag I visited this shrine, My first shrine around 5am on a saturday morning. Loved the modern stone Tori gate going up to the shrine. seems quite big but as it was my first visit to a shrine I was quite conscious of walking around like a tourist when I seemed... More 

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Thank jay h
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I found the temple interesting, but not worthy all the fuss around it. It's a great place to have some pictures taken because the views are totally different, but to me it wasn't worth the walk.

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Thank Carlos G
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Was quiet and very calm when I went, there was also a Japanese couple getting ready for their wedding which was kinda cool. You have to stop off and do a walk thru its worth it.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

This shrine is literally at exit 1 of Nogizaka station. They have a little antique market 3rd Sunday of each month. If you are lucky like we were you may see a Shinto wedding. A great surprise and then a short 5 minute walk to Roppongi midtown

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