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Address: 2-11-5 Miyashitamachi, Kawagoe 350-0052, Saitama Prefecture
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A nice local shrine

The biggest local shrine. It is interesting to see a lot of smaller shrines behind the main shrine. The red gate is said to be the biggest wooden shrine gate in the county, though... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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東京

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The biggest local shrine. It is interesting to see a lot of smaller shrines behind the main shrine. The red gate is said to be the biggest wooden shrine gate in the county, though it is rather new. The shrine is known for its god of matchmaking. In summer, you will find a lot of wind bells hung all over... More 

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Hsinchu County, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

The local tour bus will stop here before entering main tourist area. Quiet and calm atmosphere. Many not significant compared with other Japanese temples, you can cherish the unusual calmness there. By the way, nice and cute souvenirs there. (御守)

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Saitama, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

This is a nice shrine at the far end of the old town on a river - nothing worth going out of your way for but perfectly OK.

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