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Koami-jinja Shrine

Nihonbashi area guide Koami-jinja Shrine

Koami Shrine is a shrine that has the benefits of warding off evil and improving your fortune. The Kagura-den is pentagonal and has a very unusual structure. The sculptural dragons on the left and right of the shrine are paired with a figure rising to heaven and a figure descending from heaven. This dragon is worshipped as a “rising dragon” and “descending dragon” for the sake of good luck and evil, in honour of the shrine. At this shrine, the “Mayutama Mikuji” is popular, and the Omikuji is put into a real Mayutama. Mayu is spun with a single thread, and it seems that it is given to worshipers with the wish that “the connection with the god of Koami Shrine should be tied as thin and long as a single thread”.

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When we first arrived in Tokyo, we all found this city to be overwhelming, not sure where to begin.

During the years that we have lived here in Japan, we have discovered and visited countless famous tourist attractions as well as unique and underground places.

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