Kanda-jinja Shrine (Kanda Myojin)

Travel Guide - Kanda-jinja Shrine (Kanda Myojin)


Kanda-jinja Shrine, usually called "Kanda Myojin" by local people, was allegedly built in 730.
The ancient shrine was worshiped by the second Tokugawa Shogun Hidetada and successive Shoguns as the guardian of Edo.
It is believed to bring luck in business, family and finding future spouses.

Kanda Festival, one of the biggest festivals in Tokyo, is held here every two years in May.

Opening Hours

  • Open 24 hours
  • Museum: 10:00 - 16:00 (Saturdays, Sundays and natinal holidays)


  • No closing days
  • Museum: Monday - Friday

Access / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from JR Akihabara Station
  • 5 minutes walk from JR Ochanomizu Station
  • 5 minutes walk from Ochanomizu Station on the Tokyo Metro Marunouchi Line (M20)
  • 5 minutes walk from Shin-Ochanomizu Station on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line (C12)
  • 5 minutes walk from Suehirocho Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line (G14)

Address / Location

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