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Mitsumine Shrine

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Address: 298-1 Mitsumine, Chichibu 369-1902, Saitama Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 494-55-0241
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Beautiful walk in the mountains

This was a beautiful area to explore in the fall. The temple was beautiful and we got to hear traditional music being played. A beautiful mountain and forest retreat to explore.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Halifax, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This was a beautiful area to explore in the fall. The temple was beautiful and we got to hear traditional music being played. A beautiful mountain and forest retreat to explore.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The last stop on the Chichibu line train is "Mitsumine guchi" (entrance to Mitsumine) so I thought it was close. The shrine is another 1.5 hour bus ride at least. If you are frightened of curvy roads with sharp drop offs, the ride is not for you. The shrine is way up in the mountains, a beautiful setting, and in... More 

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montreal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Spectacular,,,,,so much history ,,,,,visit ,and you will see ,,,,,been here 4 times.We come here for Karate seminars ,,,the training here is special ,and was one of the favorite places of our founder Sosai Mas Oyama ,Osu.

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Saitama, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This shrine is very old and looks / feels it. It probably dates back about 2,000 years but since the founder is the reputed son of a legendary figure, it is not certain. It is also one of the few shrines in Japan where wolves were enshrined as the local deity. This is clear from the entrance, where the usual... More 

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Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

One of a major shrine located at edges of Kanto plain, near Tokyo. Having 1900 yrs of history relating to Japanese imperial family. This area is a popular place as a major power spot with deep forest located high altitude mountain. Also can enjoy a hot spring bath in the shrine office building next to the shrine. *you need 3... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

In these places, we make a film about the legendary master Mas Oyama Kyokushin Karate. Foot rose to the top of the mountain Mitsumine. Beautiful places we were amazed.

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