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Kirishima Shrine

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Good shrine to spend 1~2 hours

This is the greatest shrine in Kirishima. You can see Japanese people throw coins and make... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Seoul, South Korea
I recommend you enjoy the tranquility of the area and observe the mountains in the back the Gods descended.

I note reviews are mixed for this shrine. I think one needs to have some background knowledge of... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Funabashi, Japan
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2608-5 Kirishimataguchi, Kirishima 899-4201, Kagoshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Shrine in the morning. Seems there were fewer people. Easy to access. Very beautiful wooded area with walkways. Really enjoyed.

Thank gscotthga2013
Reviewed 30 June 2018

This was my second visit and it was even better than the first. It's a beautiful picturesque place with ample parking and no entry fee whatsoever. The view from the platform is wonderful and the shrine is colourful and majestic. It is easy to spend...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This is the greatest shrine in Kirishima. You can see Japanese people throw coins and make wishes. The area is large. But, it doesn't take much time to look around the main hall. Meanwhile, there are a observation deck, huge trees,a souvenir shop and a...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

This shrine is a must-visit if you’re in Kirishima. Surrounding by a big forest, good to have a peaceful time while praying.

Thank André C
Reviewed 30 January 2018

I note reviews are mixed for this shrine. I think one needs to have some background knowledge of the shrine to fully appreciate. The Japanese name of the shrine is Kirishima Jinguu. Jinguus (grand shrines) are the twenty or so of the most prominent Shinto...More

Thank tomizuta1953
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

It was kind of close to the Kagoshima airport. I passed by the Shrine after i landed off. It was very boring and empty. Nothing special and not worthy of a visit. I would rather go straight to the hotel and use some nap.

Thank hugomember
Reviewed 4 October 2017

The temple is very big and nicely maintained. The environment and view nearby is very beautiful and amazing. However, most of the places inside the temple was not open for public during the day of my visit, which made us feel that there was not...More

Thank Fion1210
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Very nice, impressive shrine. Surrounding area is very nice. I would recommend to go only if you're staying in Kirishima. Access from train station is very limited bus only runs every 45min to hour, so if you miss your bus there is nothing to do....More

Thank junechild
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Relaxing and quiet attraction. Lots of trees make me feel refreshed. The best way to there is driving. We hired a car to drive around.

Thank sour_emily
Reviewed 25 May 2017

it's one of the attractions in Kirishima which is very popular with the Japanese. It has a nice view point of the city too. It's worth visiting

Thank Warren W
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