In alleys and on building rooftops in Ginza, there are numerous shrines of sacred images that have been created through the tireless efforts of worshippers.
Go on a pilgrimage to twelve shrines in Ginza including some that will be open to the public only during the event period.
You can receive a commemorative stamp at each shrine.
How about visiting the alleys of Ginza that show a different view of the area?
*Stamp books are available at each shrine.
Ginza Hatcho Shrines visiting period: Friday, November 1, to Sunday, November 3 (public holiday)
Visiting time: Noon to 4 p.m. each day
The deity that protects Ginza 1-chome and is said to offer luck in matchmaking, business prosperity, and safety of family.
1-5-13 Ginza (Namiki-dori 1-chome)
Said to offer wish fulfillment, safety of family, and business prosperity and to know about current popularity.
3-6-1 Ginza (on the rooftop of Matsuya Ginza)
A deity that has been in Ginza since long ago and is famous as a deity of business prosperity and peace and prosperity in the household.
3-8-12 Ginza (Daiko Asahi Bldg.)
This shrine was built in 1615 on the Itakura Naizen-no-sho Shigemasa‘s mansion to worship the deity of peace and prosperity in the household and protection from fire. After the Meiji restoration, it was donated to Kobikicho 3-chome.
3-14-15 Ginza (Kobikicho-dori St.)
Child raising shrine said to offer luck in achieving successful matchmaking, and healthy growth of children.
(Hodo Inari-koji Alley behind Tenshodo)
Jizo (guardian deity of children) that is said to grant all wishes.
(Ginza Terrace, Ginza Mitsukoshi 9F)
People come here to pray for a large audience and safety for kabuki performances and peace and tranquility for the audience, cast, and crew.
(In front of the Kabukiza Theatre to the right)
It is said that fires have ceased since the post World War II enshrinement of this fire and theft prevention Inari deity.
5-9-19 Ginza (Azuma-dori St., Miharakoji St.)
Enshrined more than two hundred years ago, this fire prevention deity protected the neighborhood during the Great Kanto Earthquake and other disasters.
6-10-1 Ginza (Ginza Six rooftop)
Shrine for worshiping the Mankin Ryujin Seiko Inari, offers business prosperity and success in business.
(1F entrance, Shiseido Ginza Bldg.)
This shrine that was often visited by people in theater in the early Showa era is also known as a matchmaking shrine.
7-8-14 Ginza (Alley off of Yasuko)
This shrine comes from Kumagai Naozane who was active in the Genpei War. It is known as a deity of fire protection, good luck, and business prosperity.
7-12-9 Ginza (Hanatsubaki-dori St.)