Attraction Ebara Shrine 2-30-２８ Kitashinagawa Shinagawa, Tokyo 140-0001 Published on: 26-02-2016
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Why Ebara Shrine is special ?
Ebara Shrine is a Shinto Shrine in Shinagawa Ward of Tokyo, that is said to have been established by the God of Water in 709AD. In 1062, Minamoto Yoritomo visited Ebara Shrine and prayed for a victory against Abe Clan. Since then Ebara Shrine has been the head shrine to protect Shinagawa. The object of enshrinement at Ebara Shrine is Ebisu (god of fishing).
What to explore at Ebara Shrine?
Said to have been established in 709, this shrine sits on the Meguro River north of Shinagawa. The yearly Tennosai, taking place in June, is the only festival in Tokyo where mikoshi (portable shrines) are carried through water. The scenery around the Shrine will also bring you some new experience
How to get to Ebara Shrine?
A 15 minute walk from Shinagawa Station on the Keihin-Tohoku Line, Tokaido Main Line, Yamanote Line, Yokosuka Line and Keikyu Main Line or a short walk from Shinbamba Station on the Keikyu Main Line.
- Dynamic Tennosai festival
- Beautiful bridges around
- Pretty scenery around makes the picture.
- A must stop
- Beautiful view
Ebara Shrine 2-30-２８ Kitashinagawa Shinagawa, Tokyo 140-0001
Tips for you
Ebara Shrine is in Shinagawa Ward of Tokyo, which has been established by the God of. In 1062, MinamotoYoritomo visited Ebara Shrine and prayed for a victory against Abe Clan. Since then Ebara Shrine has been the head shrine to protect Shinagawa. The object of enshrinement at Ebara Shrine is Ebisu (god of fishing). There is an annual Festival ,called Shire Shinagawa Tennosai Festival. It is hold by Shinagawa Shrine and Ebara of. A portable shrine on the boat escorted by a little fleet of boats departs from the Shrine at around 10:30 am to set out for a cruise down the Meguro River and out to Tokyo Bay and OdaibaKaihinKoen (park). It is carried in the sea until 12 noon, and then eventually returns to the Shrine at 12:30 pm. It will be a memorable experience in your life when seeing the Festival.