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New Year's Information

初詣(斜め).JPGTraditionally, people visit a shrine at the beginning of the year to greet kami and pray for happiness in the New Year. This is called “Hatsumoude” (初詣).

Tsurugaoka Hachimangu welcomes your Hatsumoude.


Opening hours

December31~January3        Open 24 hours

January 4                              0am-9pm

January 5~           6am -9pm            

In this period, the appearance of the precinct is different from the usual one, and the route to the main shrine will be one-way.

For the detail, please watch this video (available only in Japanese). precinct guide video.wmv



Amulet office opening hours

January 1~3   Open 24 hours

January 4      0am-9pm

January 5~   6am-9pm 


25ぼたん庭園.JPGPeony Garden

January 1~late February  9am – 4.30pm (last admission is 4 pm)

Admission Fee: Adult ¥500  Student (age 13-18) ¥200  Child  Free

   *Children under age 12 should be guided by an adult

   *Group Discount ¥400 per one is available for group of 25+ adults


Traffic control (Roads around the shrine will be closed the time below.)

December 31, 10pm-January 1, 5pm     

January 2, 3  9am-5pm

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