Takeda Jinja Shrine
Shingen Takeda is worshipped at this shrine, famous for granting good luck in victory.
Shinto shrine / Closest to Kofu Station
Takeda Shrine is where Shingen Takeda, a samurai who made a name for himself during the Warring States period of Japan’s history, is enshrined.
It is said to grant blessings in areas such as prosperity in sales, releasing good fortune, good luck in victory, and warding off evil. In particular, this shrine is popular as a power spot for granting strength and good luck in victory.
There are many places worth visiting inside this shrine.
Inside the treasure house, there is a display of many items said to have been used by the Takeda Clan, such as armor and swords. Among these is an inscribed sword that is recognized as an Important Cultural Asset by the Japanese government.
Within the shrine grounds lies an old well with renowned water, called Hime-no-Ido. It is said that drinking this water will grant the blessings of long life and freedom from illness and disaster. Anyone may take water from Hime-no-Ido, so purchase a special PET bottle and you can take it home with you.
Put the fallen golden needles of Mitsuba-no-Matsu pine tree on your body to receive the blessing of good luck with money.
- Shingen Matsuri is a festival held every April 4 to mark the anniversary of the death of Shingen Takeda.
- Hime-no-Ido is a well said to grant the blessings of long life and freedom from illness and disaster.
- It is said that Mitsuba-no-Matsu pine tree needles bring good luck with money.
- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- 2611 Kofuchu-machi, Kofu City, Yamanashi
* The treasure house is 300 yen for adults (high school and over) and 150 yen for children (elementary and junior high school students)
- No holidays
Open all day
*The treasure house is open from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.
- From the North Exit of Kofu station on the JR Chuo Line, take a bus for about 10 minutes and get off at Takeda Jinja bus stop, then walk about 1 minute.
- Official Website
- Official Website (Japanese)