Personal interestsAncient Ruins
Tomioka Hachimangu Shrine was affectionately referred to as “Hachiman-sama of Fukagawa.” The annual summer festival here was one of the three great festivals of Edo. Visitors should not miss Japan's best golden mikoshi (portable shrine) and the grand champion sumo wrestler stone.
湯島天満宮 〒113-0034 Tokyo, Bunkyo, Yushima, 3−30−1
Yushima Tenmangu Shrine, where an eminent scholar and calligrapher, Sugawara Michizane was worshipped as a god of learning , bring a constant stream of visitors with scholarly or literary hopes to the shrine.