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Iwashimizu Hachimangu

30 Yawatatakabo, Yawata, Kyoto Prefecture 614-8005, Japan
+81 75-981-3001
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Ranked #2 of 5 attractions in Yawata
Type: Religious Sites
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Amritsar, India
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79 reviews 79 reviews
26 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

On top of a mountain in red, black and gold is the Shinto Shrine of the Japanese. Awesome architecture, brilliant history, woodcraft and a lesson in japanese alphabet defined our memorable visit. A Thomas Edison original lamp and souvenier arrows of the samurai thrill you no end as well.

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Tokyo, Japan
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59 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This shrine is one of the oldest and important shrine in Kyoto, however hardly see any overseas visitors. Take a Keihan train from Kyoto, takes about 15minutes to Yawata Station. The bottom entrance is only 5 minutes walk from the station. The top shrine is further 15 minutes climb. There is a funicular from the station to the top alternatively.... More

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