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Uesugi Jinja Shrine

1-4-13 Marunouchi, Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture 992-0052 , Japan
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Yonezawa
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Typical (beautiful) japanese shrine. It was autumn of 2009 when i visited this place and the trees were orange making the atmosphere so japan (kawaii!!!). Was able to take picture with a nice family with their kids for the Shichi-go-san celebration. Good place for people who are fond of history and culture. Also got a near small shopping mart for... More

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Sydney, Australia
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60 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

There is a lot you can see here and I'm sure I didn't see it all. Firstly there is a large bridge going over a pond with Koi fish you can bring bread to feed (as well as all the pigeons and sparrows that follow you). I believe a Samurai Museum is also on the grounds but I did not... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

this is a local shrine and as usual there is always something interesting - recommend to speak to the old guards on the grounds who can tell you about the differences

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