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Part of the Futabanosato trail

Lots of walking and climbing around this trail, there are 16 temples/shrines to cover so you really... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
mickknap
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
A morning visit東照宮

Do note that the few famous shrines/temples are located on the other side (Northern side) of the JR... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Camper803123
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Singapore
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2-1-18 Futabanosato, Higashi-ku, Hiroshima 732-0057, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Lots of walking and climbing around this trail, there are 16 temples/shrines to cover so you really have to pick what physique and time you have many are grouped together and many have lots of steps like this one. The shrine has a Chinese style...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Do note that the few famous shrines/temples are located on the other side (Northern side) of the JR station, with bus access and hills as the backdrop.. 東照宮is also part of the famous Futaba-no-sato Historical Walking Trail 二葉の里, one of the many temples/shrines to visit....More

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Reviewed 17 April 2017

A very quiet Shinto Shrine - there was no body else here when I visited. The vibrant orange colours on the buildings at the shrine are amazing. In a small building behind the main shrine there is a very ornate cart - well worth seeing....More

Thank Col20
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Be prepared to go up a lot of steep steps to reach the top of the hill where the temple is located. When I reached the top, I was rewarded with viewing a ceremony of what seemed lie a child's blessing. First, a monk beat...More

Thank Eleni H
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Wear your comfy shoes, their are lots of stairs, especially if you continue your walk all the way up the hill behind the temple to the Peace Pagoda.

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

We got off the Meipuru-pu Hiroshima Sightseeing Loop bus at the Hiroshima Toshogu Shrine (stop 14). We arrived after 5pm, so there was no one at the shrine. It's a small shrine with lovely carvings on the entryway. We didn't stay long and there wasn't...More

Thank Jessica K
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Unlike temples, once you visit a shrine, they all look similar. Temples have different statues, so it's more exciting. The only shrine worth visiting in Hiroshima is Itsukushima Jinja in Miyajima.

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Reviewed 15 September 2015

If we didn't see the shrine mentionned in a guide, we would probably miss it. This one is located on the other side of the train station, then the other side of the city and touristic places. This one was suggested as the stone torii...More

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