“Very famous shrine for matchmaking and the birthplace of Maneki-neko!”
Imado Jinja shrine is a very famous shrine located in Asakusa. It enshrines Izanami no Mikoto and Izanagi no Mikoto, the female and male deities who are believed to create Japan. As they were married, the shrine is very popular for love and matchmaking! Imado Jinja shrine is also the birthplace of Maneki-neko, a beckoning cat.
1-5-22 Imado, Taito City, Tokyo
(15 minutes walk from “Asakusa Sta.”)