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Togo Jinja Shrine, Tokyo

Togo Jinja Shrine - Tokyo, Japan
Togo Jinja Shrine
1-5-3 Jingumae, Tokyo, Japan 150-0001Map
+81 3 3403 3591
Neighborhood: Shibuya-ku
Overview

This memorial shrine honors the military commander Admiral Heihachiro Togo (1848-1934) who was campaign commander in the defining 1905 victory against Russia at the Tsushima Straits. From 1914-1924 Togo supervised former Emperor Hirohito's education. In 1940 the shrine was established but destroyed in the air bombings of 1945. It was replaced by a contemporary building in 1969 and a memorial hall was added. Admission: Free

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Togo Jinja Shrine General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
  • Nearest Train: Harajuku Station
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