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New Year's Information

Visiting a Shinto shrine at the New Year to greet kami and pray for happiness is very common custom.

This is called "Hatsumoude" (初詣). Tsurugaoka Hachimangu welcomes your Hatsumoude.


2019hatsumoude-1.JPGOpening hours

December 31~January 3  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 


Peony Garden

2019hatsumode-2.JPGJanuary 1 ~ middle 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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