We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 430 Ogaki, Miyazu 629-2242 , Kyoto Prefecture
Name/address in local language
Phone Number:
+81 772-27-0006
Website
Today
07:00 - 17:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 89 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 0
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Tranquil surroundings!

Very peaceful. No jostle of tourists. Quite a few local performing their daily worship/religious activities. Photography prohibited. Tip:1. On the left side just prior to the exit... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2016
Drdm2013
,
New Delhi, India
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
75

89 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 6: English reviews
New Delhi, India
Level Contributor
140 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Very peaceful. No jostle of tourists. Quite a few local performing their daily worship/religious activities. Photography prohibited. Tip:1. On the left side just prior to the exit gate at the back, there is a musical hole with (apparently) water producing musical sounds. 2. Just outside the exit gate is a tortoise idol, along with a few live tortoise in a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Drdm2013
Greater Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
59 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The Motoise Konojinaj Shrine is at the foot of the mountain that the chairlift ascends and is only steps away. It was a delightful surprise for us to come across and we wished we had known more about it. Definitely worth a visit.

Helpful?
Thank Brandytessleo
Wooster, Ohio
Level Contributor
246 reviews
205 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Motoise Kono Shrine is on the northern end of the Amanohashidate Sandbar. It is considered the most important shrine in Tango Region. According to the historical documents it once enshrined Shinto's most venerated deity-the Sun Goddess Amaterasu; and Toyoukehime, a local deity of clothing, food and housing. Both deities were later enshrined in Ise Grand Shrines as the main deities.... More 

Helpful?
Thank unescotravelbug
Tokyo, Japan
Level Contributor
211 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

If you have been to the most sacred Shinto Shrine, the Ise Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture, you will probably appreciate the significance of this shrine a lot more. It is said to have once enshrined "Amaterasu" (the Sun Goddess) and a local deity, "Toyokehime", before moving to Ise. We came by car, and to park for the first 30... More 

Helpful?
Thank Vanessa Y
Vancouver, Canada
Level Contributor
1,084 reviews
618 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Just after arriving in the Fuchu pier by boat, or after walking along Amanohashidate all the way to the end from the Monju area, you will spot a grand-looking shrine in front of you. It’s the Moto Ise Kono Jinja Shrine (or the original Ise Shrine, Kono Jinja Shrine). As the name implies, it claims to be one of the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Chuzaa
Hervey Bay, Australia
Level Contributor
350 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Not a lot to say about this shrine other that it was very interesting when all was explained by our guide. Again you need to have it explained to appreciate and understand it.

Helpful?
Thank Bob S

Travellers who viewed Motoise Konojinja Shrine also viewed

Miyazu, Kyoto Prefecture
Miyazu, Kyoto Prefecture
 
Miyazu, Kyoto Prefecture
Miyazu, Kyoto Prefecture
 

Been to Motoise Konojinja Shrine? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
75
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Motoise Konojinja Shrine staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?