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Suwa Shrine

1 Nakasu, Suwa, Nagano Prefecture 392-0015, Japan
+81 266-52-1919
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Ranked #1 of 17 Attractions in Suwa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

This is a beautiful, traditional Shinto shrine dating back 1200 years. It is famous for it's festival every 8 years where hundreds of worshipers cut down a tree ride and ride it down the side of a mountain (yes, people have died doing this). You will see the tree on the left as you enter. There are several buildings to... More

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