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Suwa Shrine

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Address: 1 Nakasu, Suwa 392-0015, Nagano Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 266-52-1919
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Beautiful ancient shrine

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2012
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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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