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Updated: October 1, 2019
In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities around Tokyo may change their operating days or hours. In addition, some events may be canceled or postponed. Please check official facility or event websites for the latest updates and information.
Okunitama-jinja Shrine is one of Tokyo's oldest shrines, with a history of nearly 2,000 years. Located at the center of Fuchu City, it is considered one of the five major shrines of Tokyo along with Meiji Jingu, Yasukuni Jinja Shrine, Hie Jinja, and Tokyo Daijingu.
Every year Okunitama-jinja Shrine holds its Kurayami festival in spring, while in fall it holds its lively Chestnut Festival (Kuri Matsuri), which features singing and dancing, hundreds of paper lanterns, a parade of floats, and, of course, the area's famous chestnuts. It's also a popular shrine to visit for New Year's hatsumode. About 500,000 people visit each New Year's.
6:30-17:00*Changes depending on the season and/or time period
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