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Recommended Route for Hino

Recommended route to go explore Hino City to feel the history of Shinsengumi. It’s a half-day tour, so please do take a look.

Start Point Hino Station

To Hino Station, get on a Chuo line at Shinjuku station for about 30 mins without any transfers. The starting point to go explore the “Home of Last Samurais”.

Address
1-9-6 Osakaue, Hino City, Tokyo
8 mins walk

Hinojuku Koryukan &
Tourist Info Center

The first spot to visit to get tourist info on Hino City. You can also find original Shinsengumi goods here.

Open Hours
9:00~17:00
Closed on
Every Mon ※Next day if falls on a National holiday, New Year’s holidays
Admissio
Free
Phone
042-585-9072
Address
7-5-6 Hino Honmachi, Hino City, Tokyo
3 mins walk

Hinojuku Honjin

Hinojuku Honjin with a building as old as 150 years old still preserved. “Honjin” is a place where daimyo (samurai at a governor class in present day) used to stay for a night.

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Hikogoro Sato, a brother-in-law of Toshizo Hijikata opened a training school on the premise of Honjin. This is where those who later played central roles in Shinsengumi such as Toshizo Hijikata, Isami Kondo, Souji Okita, Genzaburo Inoue got their sword training.

Opening Hours
9:30 〜17:00 (Admission until 16:30 )
Closed on
Every Mon ※Next day if falls on a National holiday, New years holidays
Admission
Adults ¥200, Children ¥50
Phone
042-586-8808
Address
2-15-9 Hino Honmachi, Hino City, Tokyo
5 mins walk

Yasaka Shrine

Votive tablet of “Tennenrishinryu”;a sword school by Isami Kondo and Toshizo Hijikata is preserved.

Address
3-14-12 Hino Honmachi, Hino City, Tokyo
15-20 mins walk

Home of Shinsengumi History Museum

Various documents about Shinsengumi on display.

For no extra fee, you can wear a Shinsengumi sword, and try on either Japanese/Western costume. How about a picture in front of a panel with Toshizo Hijikata and Kyoto cityscape ?

You can buy souvenir here. Original goods available for sale.

Open Hours
9:30 ~17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
Closed on
Every Mon ※Next day if falls on a National holiday, New Year’s holidays
Admission
Adults(over high school) ¥200
Children (Elementary& Junior high school) ¥50
Phone
042-583-5100
Address
4-16-1 Shinmei, Hino City, Tokyo
20 mins by bus
to Takahatafudo Station
5 mins walk
from Takahatafudo station

Takahatafudoson Kongoji

Takahatafudoson with 1,100 years of history. A large temple with monumental red five-story pagoda and Nio-mon gate.

A ritual called “Goma Syugyo” is held everyday. It’s purpose is to burn people’s worldly desires through divine fire. A very sacred event open to anyone for free.

Statue of Toshizo Hijikata and documents of Shinsengumi on display.

Open Hours
9:00~16:00
Address
733 Takahata, Hino City, Tokyo
5 mins walk

Goal Point Takahatafudo station

Take a Keio line Express from Takahatafudo station and be back in Shinjuku in about 32 mins without transfers.