A Shrine Famous for its Hydrangeas
Hakusan Shrine is a historic shrine that is part of the Tokyo Jissha, or Ten Shrines in Tokyo. There are around 3,000 hydrangea plants growing both on the shrine’s grounds and in the adjacent Hakusan Park, making it a popular spot to visit.
The “Bunko Ajisai Matsuri,” or “Bunkyo Hydrangea Festival,” is held mid-June every year.
There is a toothbrush memorial service held on Sundays during the “Bunkyo Hydrangea Festival.”
- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- 5-31-26 Hakusan, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
- Around the years 947-957
- Open all day
(1) About a 3-minute walk from the Toei Subway Mita Line’s Hakusan Station
(2) About a 5-minute walk from the Tokyo Metro Namboku Line’s Hon-Komagome Station