To get here the fastest/cheapest way by train, enter your starting location into the
or download a free Japan Travel mobile app to your phone (I use Navitime Japan Travel)
• Get out at Yushima Station (Chiyoda Line)
• Follow the signs on the platform to the Yushima Shrine exit.
• Follow the map to the long set of steps leading up to the shrine. I think it’s totally worth the climb – this is a truly gorgeous shrine – but if you’ve got knee trouble, you might want to circle around to the entrance from the surface street around the side.
While you’re in Japan, read a novel set in Tokyo!