Atsuta Jingu Shrine, Nagoya

#2 of 117 in Historic Sites in Nagoya
Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
An auspicious Shinto site, Atsuta Jingu Shrine draws 9 million annual visitors who come to pay respect to its imperial history and marvel at its many relics and treasures. Emperor Keiko, who reigned between 71 and 130 CE, established the shrine to house a legendary sword that was one of three key pieces of Japan's imperial regalia. Today, the buildings house over 4,000 relics and items of cultural and historical significance. Check ahead to see if your visit overlaps with one of the many festivals and events hosted at the shrine. Arrange your visit to Atsuta Jingu Shrine and discover more family-friendly attractions in Nagoya using our Nagoya trip itinerary planning tool.
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  • A beautiful shrine set in splendid nature that is very well-maintained. Enjoyed the serene surroundings as I strolled through the forested path to the shrine. There's a peaceful walking trail around.....  more »
  • We arrived 1400h. There was only two tour buses. The rest were locals. So it was pretty quiet. It can get very crowded on special occasions and different season. It was a lovely walk and offering of....  more »
  • Good place to enjoy New Year atmosphere and to understand the Japanese culture. The place is quite large with a lot of beautiful scenes and great sculptures. You can come here to pray and wish many things or just relax yourself and immerse to the beautiful nature. Worth to visit in Nagoya.
  • Large compound and lots of trees. Nice strolling in the are. The whole place gives you sense of peace and tranquility. Feeling inner peace visiting this place.

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