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Iwashimizu Hachimangu

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Address: 30 Yawatatakabo, Yawata 614-8588, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-981-3001
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Basically only went there because was staying close. didnt have any expectations but was happily surprised. Went in the afternoon in september and there was hardly anyone around... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 13, 2014
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Detroit, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I used to live in Kadoma, Osaka, and it was my family ritual to visit this old, red, Shinto shrine, in the first three days of year. There are dozen booths selling various sweets and junk toys but the number of vendors is no comparison from their heydays in 1970s and 80s. Japanese are atheists. No one knows anything about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Basically only went there because was staying close. didnt have any expectations but was happily surprised. Went in the afternoon in september and there was hardly anyone around. Nice view from lookout and thought it was as good as other shrines around but it was my first so maybe thats why. Theres a number of different ways up but we... More 

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Amritsar, India
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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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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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Address: 30 Yawatatakabo, Yawata 614-8588, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-981-3001
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Yawata

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