On top of Mount Atago sits the historic Atago shrine, which appeared in the saying '7 visits to Ise, 3 visits to Kumano, and monthly visits to shiba no atago'. As it is a shrine connected to Togawa Ieyasu, the ground will be bustling with people on Sennichimairi, an annual event in June when it is said that paying homage on this one day will lead to a thousand days' worth of blessings.
It is said that Katsu Kaishū invited Saigō Takamori to Atagoyama mountaintop, where he pointed at the streets of Great Edo and lamented about its exposure to damages by the war.
|Transportation||5 minutes walk from Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line Kamiyachō station|
8 minutes walk from Tokyo Metro Ginza Line Toranomon station
20 minutes walk from JR Shinbashi station
On the Toei Bus Shibu 88 service, alight at Toranomon 3-chōme bus stop
On the Tokyu Bus Higashi 98 service, alight at Atagoyama shita bus stop