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Shirahige Shrine

Address: 215 Ukawa, Takashima-cho, Takashima 520-1122 , Shiga Prefecture
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Ranked #3 of 19 Attractions in Takashima
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This shrine is a magical place and an interesting subject for photographers. It is difficult to get to though. I took the train to Omitakashima station and walked about half an hour using my GPS. You will walk first walk through a small town then along a major highway. Once you get to the shrine you will have little competition... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

It's a strange place: First - it's just next to main road and there is no pedestrian crossing around. Second - to get there you have to take a taxi for around 1100 yen (one way) - remember to take a phone number (they are prepared) and when you want to go back you have to give number to gift... More 

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