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How to enjoy “Konno Hachimangu Shrine”

Speaking of Shibuya, it is famous as a town where you can enjoy shopping and culture in the office district.But it’s not just that.In fact, there are many shrines in Shibuya, and it is famous as a power spot.This time, I have featured the famous “Konno Hachimangu Shrine.”!

It is a healing spot where you can enjoy a quiet atmosphere even though it is in the hustle and bustle of the city.In this article, I summarized the history and highlights of such “Konno Hachimangu Shrine.”.Please take a quick look until the end.

Basic information Konno Hachimangu Shrine

The history of Konno Hachimangu Shrine

This Hachiman-gu Shrine was built by Motoie Kawazaki, a busho (Japanese military commander) during the end of the Heian period in 1092 (the sixth year of the Heian period).

This Motoie is known as the founder of the Shibuya clan.It originated from the episode of the Emperor Horikawa, who was the son of Motoie who was the son of Motoie, who gave up the family name of’ Shibuya’ from the Emperor Horikawa who was the Emperor of the time.

As he followed MINAMOTO no Yoshiie and raised military exploits in the Gosannen war, he received Take Kuratani no Morisho 7 visits (Shibuya, Yoyogi, Akasaka, Ikura, Azabu, Hitotsugi, Imai and so on).On the other hand, thanks to the Hachiman deity that he possessed, he was grateful, and he transferred Hachiman-gu to this place.

At that time, there was’ Shibuya Castle’ built around this Hachimangu Shrine.It was built for the protection of this castle, so it was called’ Shibuya Hachiman-gu Shrine’ at that time.This “Shibuya Castle” is said to be the origin of the name of the present “Shibuya.”.

After that, Shigeie, the son of Motoie, was not blessed with the treasure, so he prayed for the succession to Hachiman-gu Shrine.This led to the birth of a boy called’ Kinomaru.’.This’ Kinomaru’ became a brave samurai later, and it is now called’ Konno Hachimangu Shrine’ because of its great military prowess.

Access Parking Lot, Parking and time Konno Hachimangu Shrine

    Phone number : 03 – 3407 – 1811
    Address : Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 3-5-12
    Access : 5 minute walk from Shibuya station
    Parking : 5 cars

Monthly festival of Konno Hachimangu Shrine and Daily festival

In Konno Hachimangu Shrine, every month, on the first and fifteenth of every month, the gods pray to the gods, and on the other hand, the “Tsuki no Matsuri” (The Festival of the Moon), which wishes to pray for the peace and prosperity of the people, and on other days on the other days, the shrine parishioners and the worshipers pray for the peace of worship.

The general public can participate in the event.The time of the festival is from 9 to 9 30, and if you attend the festival, it will be gathered at the office by 8 50.Why don’t you try to join us with the gratitude of the gods everyday?

In addition, in the Konno Hachimangu Shrine Annual festival, the biggest festival in the annual festival, it is possible to participate as a bearer of portable shrines.Every year, many people take part in the festival, regardless of their nationality or region.For the participation method, please check with the official site of the regular grand festival.

The official site for the Konno Hachimangu Shrine of the Shibuya

Konno Hachimangu Shrine Highlights

The “Arithmetic Ema”

also appeared in the movie “Tenmei Meisho.”
Do you know the “arithmetic ema”?This refers to a ema with a mathematical problem written on it.Originally, it was appreciated that the problem of mathematics was solved in the Edo period, so that it was dedicated to study, and it was dedicated to more study.

It will be used as a place to announce new issues with the times, and people who do not answer the questions, or those who dedicate the answers and new problems will appear.

The “Arithmetic Ema” in Konno Hachimangu Shrine was also appeared in the film “Tenmei,” and played an important role as an opportunity for Shunkai Shibukawa, the main character, to learn about the Japanese mathematician, Seki no 考和.

There are about 1,000 “arithmetic Ema” in the whole country, and 3 Ema in Konno Hachimangu Shrine are still preserved.These were donated about 150 years ago, and the problem was dyed with beautiful colors.You can visit if you want, so why don’t you visit one of them?

The monument designated by the designated monument “Kin King cherry”

In the precincts of the shrine’s premises, “Kin King cherry” (Gold), designated as a monument designated by the Shibuya ward, is planted.This cherry tree is a type of Nagushu scarlet cherry tree, and it is a very rare cherry tree with a mixture of Yaei and Hitomono due to the mixing of the petals of the petals.

As a legend, it is said that MINAMOTO no Yoritomo was grateful for the loyalty of Konomaru, who served as the commander of the war, and to leave his name in the later generations, he was told to have been transplanted from Kamakura to this place.In the Edo period, it was counted as the’ Uemon cherry tree’ in Ensho Temple (Kitashinjuku, Shinjuku-ku) and’ Hatamoto-zakura’ in Hakusan-jinja Shrine (Hakusan, Bunkyo Ward) in Edo 3 people, and it has been protected and raised up to the date.

The annual event “Kino Cherry Blossom Festival” will be held on the last Saturday of every year.

It is perfect for cherry blossom viewing, as cherry blossoms coincide with the time when cherry blossoms are full.There are many events, such as koto performance, violin performance, jazz performance, street performance, karaoke, street stalls, and green tea shops, and it is a very lively event every year.Please enjoy beautiful cherry blossoms and fun events.

“Your office”

where you can feel the architecture in the early Edo period.
The “Gosha” was built in 1612 (Keicho 17).

At that time, there was a rumor that the third shogun was Tadanaga, the younger brother of Iemitsu.Therefore, he was deeply concerned about his mother’s wet nurse, Kasuga no Tsubone and Aoyama Tadatoshi who was an instructor of education, and earnestly prayed to’ Konno Hachimangu Shrine’, which was worshipped as a guardian deity, and Kasuga no Tsubone offered 80 ryo of gold as a protection fee.

After that, when Iemitsu was the first to wear armor, he was very pleased with the protection of Kamimei, and the Kami no kami (the Governor of Hoki Province) donated a few pieces of wood, and Kasuga no kami (the governor of Hoki Province) donated 100 ryo to construct the shrine building.

Until now, it has been repaired several times, but it has been designated as a tangible cultural property designated by Shibuya Ward as one of the valuable buildings left the architectural style in the early Edo period.The shrine is a Gongen-zukuri, and it looks gorgeous and light.The tiger and 貘 carved on the right and left sides of the characteristic hall of worship are said to have the right politics and the peace of the world.

The remains of the fort of the Shibuya castle

There was a castle called’ Shibuya Castle’ on a hill centered on the place where there is now’ Konno Hachimangu Shrine.’.This castle is a castle built by Motoie Kawazaki, the founder of the Shibuya clan.

The area where the’ Shibuya Castle’ was built is a high ground, and there was a Kamakura Kaido Road in the east, and there was a good condition in the west to serve as the role of a shelter in the west part of Shibuya River.However, during the battle of Takanawa in 1524, he was attacked and burned down in the middle of the war in the battle of Takanawa in the fourth year of the battle.

Currently, it is only a stone of a fortress, and it is only left in the precinct.This stone is a part of the stone wall of’ Shibuya Castle’ and it is valuable to indicate that there was a castle until the present day.It is also famous as a power spot, so please take a look at it when you visit.You may get a mysterious power of stones that have survived since the Heian period.

Ontake Shrine

In Hachiman-gu, there is “Ontake Shrine (Mitake).”.This shrine has a Musashi Mitake-jinja Shrine located at Mount Mitake as its head office.It is a shrine that gathers the faith of people who engage in business activities as the god of “Kaizen” and “Prosperous Business.”.

In addition, since it was the residence of the high praise of the samurai, Takeru Yamato no Mikoto has been enshrined the belief of samurai as a god of martial arts since ancient times.

It is said that a pair of guardian dogs and a torii of Nishisando were relocated to the’ Kasetsu jinja’ which was located in front of the pre-war women’s academy.

Tamatsukuri Inari Shrine

In Hachimangu, there is a “Tamatsukuri Inari Shrine.”.It is a shrine built in the middle of Edo period in 1703 (Genroku 16 years old).

From the beginning of the construction to the Meiji period, rice cultivation had been carried out in Shibuya.Also, as commerce was popular, the god of “harvest of gonuts” and “prosperity of business” was worshipped, and the faith of the local people was collected.It is still a popular place as a power spot for gold luck.


Do you know a person called “Kinomaru?”?He is said to have been the origin of the “Konno Hachimangu Shrine.”.

Kinomaru Shibuya is a grandson of Motoie Kawazaki who built “Konno Hachimangu Shrine.”.This Konno Hachimangu Shrine was called’ Shibuya Hachiman-gu Shrine’ at that time, rather than the name of the castle.

When his father, Shigeie SHIBUYA, was not blessed with the treasure, and his wife continued to pray for Hachiman-gu Shrine, he saw the dream of Kongo-yasha Myo-o’s lodging.It is said that he named’ Kinomaru’ was named’ Kinomaru’ according to the dream of Myoo.

“Kinomaru” followed Yoshitomo, who was the father of MINAMOTO no Yoritomo, and he was active during the Hogen war, and he was given his name.According to various theories, he shaved his hair to pray for the spirit of Yoshitomo who died in the battle, and prayed for the spirit as Tosa no Masatoshi in Tosa no bo.

It is said that he was deeply acquainted with Yoritomo and Yoshitsune, and he was said to have brought together each other every time they clashed with him.However, after the Battle of Dannoura, Yoshitsune was ordered to kill Yoshitsune by Yoritomo, so he entered the residence of Yoshitsune’s house after he was worried about him.As a result, he was killed by Yoshitsune, but it is said that he was a splendid last lady who was a brave commander.

“Kinomaru” appears in Heiji Monogatari and Chikamatsu play from its heroic prowess.Also, the Tale of Masatoshi Tosa appeared in the Tale of the Heike, the Azuma Kagami and the Genpei Seisui Ki (the Rise and Fall of the Minamoto clan).In addition, he was a popular player in the Edo period, even in Kabuki and Joruri (traditional Japanese puppet theater).He praised his fame and changed his name from’ Shibuya Hachiman-gu’ to’ Konno Hachimangu Shrine.’.

At present, Kinomaru’s wooden wood is stored in Konomaru Mieido in the temple precinct.This wooden statue is said to have been left by his mother as a guardian when he was 17 years old.The wooden statue is specially opened at the Kinomaru festival, which is held on the last Saturday of March every year.Please take a look.

Amuomai and Ema

There are 3 blessings in Konno Hachimangu Shrine.

The first is “traffic safety.”.In front of Hachimangu, there are 2 paths :’ Hachiman Dori’ (Old Kamakura-Kaido Road) and’ Aoyama Dori’ (old Daisen road).These have been used as traffic essentials since the past, and have contributed greatly to the development of Shibuya.The benefit of the Hachiman-gu Shrine, which is protecting such important points, can be expected greatly.

The second is the “child grant.”.When Shigeie SHIBUYA was not blessed with the treasure, he was given a long-awaited son, “Kinomaru,” as a long-awaited boy because he was praying for a marriage with her husband and wife.After that, it is possible to fully believe in the benefit of “Kinomaru,” and to fully believe in the blessings of the “children.”.

The last is “promotion.”.The reason why this Hachimangu Shrine was built is that Motoie Kawazaki, who was praised for his military exploits in the Gosannen period, thanks to his gratitude for Hachimanshin, who had been worshipped.In addition, I think that the rumor of Kasuga no Tsubone and Aoyama Tadatoshi turned off the rumor of the time, and the rumor that Mitsuie was becoming a shogun could give him a good fortune.

In Hachimangu, there are various amulets that you can get such benefits.Please choose the amulets that you know about the traffic safety, travel safety, and so on.On the Ema of this Hachimangu, there is a picture of’ Kino Maru.’.Please try this again.

Finally, I would like to introduce you to the interesting fortune slips.It’s a fortune slips made with a fortune slips called “one year Antai” written by Omikuji.

The cute fortune slips are sure to look like Instagram!Please try to pull it out when you visit.

Konno Hachimangu Shrine

How was it?In this article, I introduced the “Konno Hachimangu Shrine,” which has been watching the land in Shibuya since the Heian period.

As you can see, I think it is a perfect place for the power spot as you can see.In addition, it may be a good idea to visit a shrine with a rich greenery that doesn’t make you feel the hustle and bustle of Shibuya, so you may want to visit the shrine for peace of mind.If you have an opportunity, please try to visit me.