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Nezu Shrine – One of the Oldest Places of Worship in Tokyo!

(Image by 士航 魏via Nezu Shrine in Tokyo’s Bunkyo ward near Ueno Park is one of Japan’s oldest shrines, and certainly one of its most attractive. Nezu Shrine is set in lush greenery, with ponds of carp, pathways that are tunnels of small shrine arches, and elegant, beautifully coloured, wooden structures that reflect Japanese culture in all its age and beauty. Nezu Shrine is at the peak of its spring beauty when the Shrine’s thousands of famous azalea bushes bloom pink and white on its spacious hillside garden in April. Nezu Shrine is also popular as a venue for traditional Japanese weddings. Nezu Shrine History Legend has it that … 続きを読む