Atsuta-jingu Shrine

Travel Guide - Atsuta-jingu Shrine


Atsuta-jingu, founded in the 2nd century and rebuilt in 1935, has been revered as the most important shrine in Japan along with Ise-jingu Shrine.
It enshrines the sword Kusanagi, part of the Three Regalia of the Emperor which also includes the mirror Yata no Kagami enshrined at Ise-jingu Shrine and the jewel Yasakani no Magatama treasured at the Imperial Palace.
Over 70 rituals are held at the shrine every year.

Opening Hours

  • Open 24 hours
  • Treasure House: 9:00 - 16:30


  • No closing days
  • Treasure House: The last Wednesday of each month and the following day
  • Treasure House: December 25 - 31

Access / Public Transport

  • 8 minutes walk from JR Atsuta Station
  • 3 minutes walk from Jingu-mae Station on the Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line or Meitetsu Tokoname Line
  • 7 minutes walk from Tenmacho Station on the Nagoya Municipal Subway Meijo Line (M26)

Address / Location

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