Stone lantern and gate of Kego Shrine with Mitsukoshi department store in the background (Photo: Maren Pauli)

Kego Shrine and Park

A place to relax in busy Tenjin

Maren Pauli   - 1 min read

In the lively neighborhood of Tenjin, next to Tenjin Station and Mitsukoshi, are Kego Shrine and Park. The small shrine is a calm anchor in between the high buildings of the busy shopping area, and the park invites you to sit down and enjoy your lunch or afternoon coffee outside. Even after dark the park is often full of people hanging out and making music or young couples enjoying the evening.

Maren Pauli

Maren Pauli @maren.pauli

Born and raised in Berlin, Germany, I realized that my hometown is a village when I first came to Tokyo over 10 years ago. I love to experience the world and show people what I discover, so I never travel without my camera. One of my favorite hobbies is getting lost, as I have no sense of directi...