Atago Shrine

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  • Address: 4 Chome-17-1 Mukaiyama, Taihaku Ward, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture 982-0841, Japan, Sendai-shi
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  • Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-222236096
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids
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This shrine isn't as popular as some of the others in Sendai, which makes it a bit of a hidden gem. The climb up to the shrine can be quite strenuous as there are over 100 steps. It is worth it, for the shrine is close to a cliff below which flows the river, and across that is a panorama of the city. That's why, even though the shrine is not open at night, a lot of people climb just for the view of an illuminated Sendai. The grounds of the shrine are lit up at that time as well, making for a rather unusual atmosphere than you might normally experience in Japan. The only time in the year that the shrine is really popular is doing the DONTO Festival.

Atago Shrine Travel Tips

  • There is limited parking space on the hill below the shrine.

Entrance Ticket Details For Atago Shrine

  • Opening hours may change. Call the attraction before your visit.

Atago Shrine Hours

  • 5000 yen for a prayer
  • 500 yen for amulets

How to Reach Atago Shrine

  • Subway Namboku Line stop Atagobashi Station.
  • Drive to here.

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  • Atago Shrine Address: 4 Chome-17-1 Mukaiyama, Taihaku Ward, Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture 982-0841, Japan, Sendai-shi
  • Atago Shrine Contact Number: +81-222236096
  • Atago Shrine Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Atago Shrine(preferred time): 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Atago Shrine: 00:30 Mins
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  • 5.54% of people who visit Sendai-shi include Atago Shrine in their plan

  • 25% of people start their Atago Shrine visit around 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Atago Shrine

Monday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Atago Shrine

People normally club together Underground Forest Museum and Sendai City Museum Of History And Folklore while planning their visit to Atago Shrine.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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