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I was amazed at the resemblance of its background to the Kumano area in Wakayama.

The history of the shrine can be traced back to the twelfth century when the local feudal lord... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
tomizuta1953
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Funabashi, Japan
Lesser known treasure

A bit out if the way, but well worth the drive. Costs 400 yen to get in. Is rarely busy so there's... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2017
ReallyRedRoy
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Zionsville, Indiana
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20 Dec 2017
“I was amazed at the resemblance of its background to the Kumano area in Wakayama.”
22 Feb 2017
“Lesser known treasure”
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

The history of the shrine can be traced back to the twelfth century when the local feudal lord invited the three sacred shrines of Kumano to this site. Upon approaching the shrine from the main torii gate I was amazed at the resemblance of its...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

A bit out if the way, but well worth the drive. Costs 400 yen to get in. Is rarely busy so there's a very calm atmosphere about the place.

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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful shrines in Japan, but not well known. The worship hall is unique as it has no walls, only pillars. The only time it's crowded is in the fall when the grounds are covered in a thick blanket of beautiful golden...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2012

I have been here many times but not in the last 10 years; yet it is still close to my heart. I love it because it is relatively unknown to the annoying tourist masses therefore peaceful. On its own scale it a grand and takes...More

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