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Atsuta Jingu Shrine

1-1-1 Jingu, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture 456-0031, Japan
+81 52-671-4151
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Ranked #4 of 116 Attractions in Nagoya
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites, Gardens
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Atsuta temple, one of thousand and more temples in Japan has it's own unique and landscape, so quite...and peace. I visited at first autumn, I can't imagine the beauty of the landscape if i visit at spring. From Nagoya just take 10 minutes less, by Meitetsu line to Jingu Mae.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Atsuta claims to be the #2 shinto shrine in Japan. It is now hemmed on all sides by traffic noise, and is Very Convenient to the JinguMae train station. It is geared to a Japanese audience, with very little non-Japanese signage even in the tiny museum. When visiting, we saw several priests and acolytes in nice robes, a few babies... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Been to it 3 times in a week time, I enjoyed it a lot and I was lucky to witness a religious festival in it which was even nicer, I loved taking photos there and would love to go there again. It is opened day and night and you can get amazing pictures day and night if you are into... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

It it the most visited shrine in Japan and yet it very fascinating. It is very easily accessible as it just near to the train line to airport (15 mins walks). The temple represent the cultural and spiritual activity of Japanese along the way with beautiful monument in the park. You wont believe there such kind of shrine in the... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I'm not a spiritual or religious person at all, but I found this temple to be very fascinating. It's located right along the same train line from the airport into the city so it's very easy to get to. I thought it was interesting that they were able to preserve it's natural forest area around it even while being in... More

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

One of the top three ginkus in Japan. Many Japanese still believe in their own Shindoism which influence the Japanese culture so deeply that a traveler must come and experience.

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West Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Easy to visit, it's on the same train route as the one to the Airport. We're lucky to bump into watching the "Onzosai", which was interesting.

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Newcastle, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Ok it's a shrine for a religion that I don't know much about but really.... I just don't get it. The centerpiece is a sword apparently, I have no idea where it was, there is no English signage and no pictorial signage that we saw. Obviously large crowds are catered for but why, I gave no idea. When I visit... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Almost every time I come to Nagoya I visit here because of the very special atmosphere. Not to mention that it is always nice to see so much green in a big city.

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Tsukuba, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

This shrine that has a big forest is 5minutes walk from Jingu-Nishi subway station. Visitors were hardly in the early morning, I was able to spend a peaceful time.

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