Kanda Myojin Shrine is a Shinto shrine that has long history.
In the Edo period, Kanda Myojin was revered as the center place to pray for local gods in Edo (old name of Tokyo) by the feudal military government.
The shrine has been popular with the local people, and the festival of the shrine is regarded as one of the three great festivals in Tokyo.
If you have visited the Imperial Palace Outer Garden from Tokyo station through Gyoko street, you must have seen the turret.
The Imperial Palace is located on the site of Edo castle.
Tatsumi turret, also called Sakurada-Niju turret (Sakurada-two story turret), is one of the three existing turrets of former Edo castle.
It was damaged in the Great Kanto Earthquake(1923), and restored.