Atago shrine in Tokyo

This shrine is logated on the top of the atago hill.

It located near the Toranomon station of metro.
It takes about 8 – 10minutes by walk.

You have to go up this long long stairs to enter it.
This stairs is called “Shusse no Ishidan ( Stone steps of success ) “.
According to legend, a young samurai dared to ride his horse up the stairs to deliver plum blossoms to the shogun.
By this story , the samurai became very very famous in Japan.

It may be very hard for you to go up this stairs.
Because it is very long and steep.

But many people (young and old) goes up everyday.



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