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Fukagawa's greatest shinto shrine is Tomioka Hachimangu. It was established in 1627 and is Tokyo's largest Hachiman Shrine. During the Edo period, sumo wrestlers tournaments were held here, and the "Yokozuna Stone" still shows the name of the champions. The Tomioka Hachiman Shrine is comparable in size to the Yasukuni or Meiji Shrine.
The shrine is a short walk from Monzennakacho Station (Tozai-line or Oedo-line). Take the exit number 1 or 6, then walk east past the Fukagawa Fudoson.

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