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Uesugi Jinja Shrine

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Address: 1-4-13 Marunouchi, Yonezawa 992-0052 , Yamagata Prefecture

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Samurai Village, Uesugi Jinja Shrine

At the entrance of the Uesugi Jinja Shrine (Samurai Village) and the carp pool children feed the carp fish and pigions. This is a very nice place for a walk and to take... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
brucekgarber
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

At the entrance of the Uesugi Jinja Shrine (Samurai Village) and the carp pool children feed the carp fish and pigions. This is a very nice place for a walk and to take photographs. The the month of February the area looks very different as it is transformed into a festival of snow and lights for just one weekend. The... More 

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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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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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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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