Located in the center of Shinjuku city, it has been revered as a guardian of the city since Naito Shinjuku was opened in the Edo period as a Shinjuku total guardian.
If you leave the park through the Shinjuku gate and follow the curving road for one block, you will see a Doutor coffee shop and Starbucks on your left. Turn left and you will be on Yasukuni Street. Cross it, and pretty soon you will see the gates leading to Hanazono Shrine on the right.
Great shrine for both local and tourist. It is okay to enter even if you are not Shinto but please show your respect and take a bow at big Torii gate and main hall.
this place is really underrated, and there are some great festivals here throughout the year. Even when there’s not much to do; the shrine grounds are open around the clock. You can turn up at any point during the night and have a look around too. There is also a flea market most Sundays from 8:00…
The Hanazono Shrine sits squarely in the bustling streets of Shinjuku-an iconic area of Tokyo. Since before Tokugawa Ieyasu's Edo Period, this shrine has occupied the important position of protector of the district. Men and women of all ages visit the shrine in November of each year on Bird Day for…