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Nezu Shrine, Japan

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Japan
〒113-0031 Tōkyō-to
Bunkyō-ku
Nezu
1 Chome−28
根津神社


Bunkyō-ku, Japan
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Nezu Shrine (根津神社, Nezu-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in the Bunkyō ward of Tokyo, Japan.
Established in 1705, it is one of the oldest places of worship in the city, and several of the buldings on the shrine grounds have been designated as Important Cultural Property. It was built in the Ishi-no-ma-zukuri style of Shinto architecture, following the Tōshō-gū shrine in Nikkō.
It is famous for its Azalea Festival (Tsutsuji Matsuri) which is held on its grounds from early April until early May, and it has been described as "Tokyo’s most beautiful shrine" and as one the city's "most spectacular spring scenes".
It is one of the Tokyo Ten Shrines (東京十社, Tokyo Jissha).

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Nezu Shrine

Address: Japan, 〒113-0031 Tōkyō-to, Bunkyō-ku, Nezu, 1 Chome−28, 根津神社
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