Akihabara・kanda Kanda-jinja Shrine (Kanda Myojin Shrine)
- address2-16-2 Soto-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
- access5-minute walk from JR/Subway "Ochanomizu Sta." Hijiribashi Exit
7-minute walk from JR/Subway "Akihabara Sta." Electric Town Gate
5-minute walk from Subway "Suehirocho Sta."
In 2030, Kanda Myojin Shrine will be celebrating 1300 years since its foundation. The Cultural Exchange Center EDOCCO has also opened in the shrine grounds.
In 2030, Kanda Myojin Shrine will be celebrating 1300 years since its foundation. At such a turning point, maintenance work, such as repairs to the shrine and restoration of the Miyahouren used during the Kanda Matsuri, will be carried out in the hopes of prolonging the existence of the shrine. Also, as part of the project, EDO Culture Complex "EDOCCO" has been built on the shrine grounds. The facility has a restaurant and souvenir shop, which have a talisman issuing area, a reception area for worship, and a studio space where you can experience traditional culture.
While inheriting the traditions accumulated over a long history, Kanda Myojin Shrine continues to create new culture. A visit to Kanda Myojin Shrine, with its many highlights, may give you the opportunity to become interested in history and shrines.