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Must go! Japan Top 5 shrines

Must go! Japan Top 5 shrines

May 14, 2019
Shrines with sacred atmosphere and solemn buildings are always popular tourist attractions.
This time we will introduce to you 5 of the 8 million shrines in Japan.

1. "Isejingu Shrine" when speaking of God of Nippon

Having a higher grade among the many shrines in Japan, Isejingu Shrine has been loved since over 2000 years ago as the "Home in the hearts of Japanese".
You will be wrapped by a mysterious air the second you step in.


Address 三重県伊勢市宇治館町1
Directions 内宮前バス停より徒歩すぐ
Business Hours 5am-5pm (Oct.-Dec.) / 5am-6pm (Jan.-Apr.,Sep.) / 5am-7pm (May.-Aug.)
Phone Number +81-596-24-1111
Web Site URL

2. The best spot for matchmaking♥ "Izumo-oyashiro Shrine"

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Izumo-oyashiro Shrine is famous for its many Gods of matchmaking, marriage and especially love.
Many people pay visit to the shrine every year wishing for luck in good relationships.


Address 島根県出雲市大社町杵築東195
Directions 一畑バス「正門前」バス停より徒歩すぐ
Business Hours 6am-8pm (Mar.-Oct.) / 6:30am-6pm (Nov.-Feb.)
Phone Number +81-853-53-3100
Web Site URL

3. Oasis in the metropolis☆彡 "Meiji-jingu Shrine"

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The unexpected rich nature found in the center of Tokyo will heal the mind of visitors.
How about having a short break there in the middle of your travel around the bustling city?


Address 1-1 Yoyogi Kamizocho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Business Hours Depending on the month
Phone Number +81-3-3379-5511
Web Site URL

4. Meet the cute deers♪ "Itsukushima-jinja Shrine"

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The famous Itsukushima-jinja Shrine with the vermillion Otorii.
You can find cute parent-child deers welcoming you!


Address 広島県廿日市市宮島町1-1
Directions 宮島桟橋から徒歩15min
Business Hours 6:30-18:00
Shop Holidays Open all year round

5. No.1 popularity!👑 "Fushimi-inari-taisha Shrine"

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You can find the famous Senbon-torii there.
In a questionnaire about popular sightseeing spots chosen by foreign visitors, it remains the top for 4 consecutive years from 2014.


Address 68 Fukakusa Yabunouchi-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto-shi Kyoto
Business Hours Open 24hours
Shop Holidays Open all year round
Phone Number +81-75-641-7331
Web Site URL