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Atsuta Jingu Shrine

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Address: 1-1-1 Jingu, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya 456-0031, Aichi Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 52-671-4151
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Don't forget to try their Kishimen when you are touring the shrine. As mentioned by some traveler, they have those child blessing ceremony there. The compound is quite big and you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Taiping, Malaysia
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Taiping, Malaysia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Don't forget to try their Kishimen when you are touring the shrine. As mentioned by some traveler, they have those child blessing ceremony there. The compound is quite big and you can occasionally see priest walking around. They also have a blessing corner where you can purchase all those Japanese amulets. Just don't forget to eat the Kishimen.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Simply beautiful. If you're looking to understand a little bit more about Japanese culture and shintoism, definitely a place to visit.

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

In Japan, November is a gala month for children of 3, 5, and 7 years of age. We could see so many pretty children with KIMONO. And also beautiful bride! It was typical Japanese wedding with SHIROMUKU Kimono.That's fine. I was impressed. You can study about military commander BUSHOes of the warring states SENGOKU period.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Visited must as they have a child blessing ceremony. Its a scene to remember as many families brought their children all dressed up in traditional Japanese outfits and it all looks so picturesque. The temple itself is beautifully built and the temple complex is actually quite large comprising of many buildings and other shrines housing different deities and it even... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

a place to visit, you get to see Japanese cultures and learn about its history, recommended if you stay for 4 days plus

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Kajang , Selangor, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The path inside shrine is full of little stones which might not be easy to walk if you are wearing heels. I was thinking that I can have a look at the National Treasure, the sword but actually we can't see it. So it was a bit disappointed for me.

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Atsuta shrine is supposed to be the home of the sacred sword ( one of the three imperial regalia of ancient Japan ) but unfortunately it is never displayed to the public. Short train ride of less than 10 minutes ( on Meitetsu Line) from Nagoya Station to Jingumae Station. Entrance is across the road from the station. I didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

. I have been to Nagoya twice previously this time on my 3rd visit finally visited this Temple. I do recommend this temple to visit. It is beautiful inside, it is quite big and lot to see inside. It is different to other temple that I have visited in different country. The sorounding is so clean and is not that... More 

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Singapore
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105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

There's something about this place which gives off a very zen, calm vibe as soon as you step into the grounds. The shrine itself is very simple, however it's the surrounding grounds that are lovely to walk. The scents and peaceful calm of it conveys a spiritual well being to the visitor. It's easy to spend over an hour here,... More 

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los angeles, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

This is a huge place. To really enjoy this place, need to spent time exploring. We went on Sunday, at it was for Shichi Go San ceremony, there were lots of family with children in traditional dress. Interesting to watch and appreciate the ceremony. Lack the luster of other shrine in Japan but a peaceful place to visit if you... More 

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