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This shrine has a history dating back to the 8th century and had been highly regarded under the Edo shogunate.
This shrine has a history dating back to the 8th century and had been highly regarded under the Edo shogunate. The current red-pillared structure has been rebuilt after being completely destroyed in the 1923 Great Kanto Earthquake. The Kanda Matsuri festival, which takes place in mid-May every other year is one of the largest in Tokyo and is a sight to behold. Arrive before noon or the shrine gets packed with spectators.
2 Chome-16-2 Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tōkyō-to 101-0021, Japan
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