About the Ancient TempleToshogu Shrine is one of the oldest temples in Tokyo. It is a temple built in 1627, in honor of Tokugawa Shogunate, and renovated in 1651.
The main fame of the Toshogu Shrine, dedicated to the first Shogunate, comes from its central gate, called Karamon. You will find, among other things, a huge traditional lamp, one of the largest lamps in Japan and the magnificent dragon engravings.
During its years of existence, the Toshogu Shrine has survived a variety of disasters, such as earthquakes, fires and wars.