Tokiwa Shrine (Mito City)
Located next door to Kairakuen Garden, Tokiwa Shrine is the largest shrine in Mito City. The shrine is dedicated to Tokugawa Mitsukuni and Tokugawa Nariaki, the 2nd and 9th lords of the Mito Domain during the Edo Period (1603 – 1868).
The Giretsukan building houses paintings, calligraphy and art left by the two lords.
Tokiwacho, Mito City
By public transport: 20 minutes by bus of 25 minutes walk from JR Mito Station
By car: 15 minutes from Mito IC on the Joban Expressway
HOURSWeekdays: 09:30 - 15:30
Weekends & National Holidays: 09:00 - 16:00
CLOSEDGiretsukan Closed Thursdays