Mizuinari Shrine is a Shinto shrine famed for it’s healing powers in the Nishi Waseda park of Shinjuku, Tokyo.

Mizuinari Shrine Shinjuku Tokyo

If you have a problem with your body, it is believed that if you touch the fox and then touch your own body, and it will ease your pain.

Mizuinari Shrine Shinjuku Tokyo

There is also a monument of Horibe Yasube’s revenge on his enemies and a statue of Ninomiya Kinjiro near the shrine.

Mizuinari Shrine Shinjuku Tokyo

Mizuinari Shrine Information

NameMizuinari Shrine
Address3-5-43 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

How To Get To Mizuinari Shrine

  • 15 minute walk from Edogawabashi Station (Exit 1A) on the Rakucho Line
  • Or Toei Arakawa Line, 5 minutes walk from Maekagebashi Station
  • Or Tozai Line, 7 minutes walk from Waseda Station

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Attractions Nearby Mizuinari Shrine

  • 100m > Kansen-en Park: Circular garden developed in the Shimizu family’s villa.
  • 400m > Dr. Tsubouchi Theatre Museum:  Commemorates the translation of the complete works of Shakespeare by Dr. Shoyo Tsubouchi
  • 500m > Ana Hachimangu shrine: Shrine known for its red gate and horseback archery displays

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