Kanda Shrine (also called "Kanda Myojin"）was first built about 1,270 year ago at present Otemachi,Chiyoda-ku,Tokyo.It was moved to Kanda-dai at the beginning of the Edo era, in 1603 due to an expansion program of the Edo castle, and further changed it's location to the general site in 1616 Kanda Myojin shrine was much reved in old days by the warrior class of people. Especiall in the Edo peropd. the general Tokugawa paid high respect to this shrine,and later it proved to be the object of the general public. Thus the name "Kanda Matsuri",one of the biggest festivals in Japan. has been well Known throughout the country.
2-16-2, Sotokanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0021
*5 min. walk from "Ochanomizu" station,JR line, Hijiribashi bridge entrance
*7 min. walk from "Akihabara" station,JR line, Denki-gai street entrance
*5 min. walk from "Ochanomizu" station, Tokyo Metro Marunoucni-line, Hijiribashi bridge entrance
*5 min. walk from "Shin-ochanomizu" station, Tokyo Metro Chiyoda-line, Hijiribashi bridge entrance
“Oonamuchi-no-mikoto” The same God as the Ookuninushi-no-mikoto of Izumo Taisha Shrine in Shimane Prefecture.
“Sukunahiko-no-mikoto” The God of success in business, recovery from illness.
“Taira-no-Masakado-no-mikoto” Historical hero of East country. God of warding off evil.