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Naminoue-gu Shrine

Address: 1-25-11 Wakasa, Naha 900-0031, Okinawa Prefecture
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Ranked #12 of 59 Attractions in Naha
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Walking Areas, Sights & Landmarks
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80 reviews 80 reviews
36 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Huge wooden and stone gates at the entrance, and natural well water rites there for worship people cleansing their hands and mind before going in. Remember use the long wooden spoon take well water to soap and clean left hand first and then right hand. Do not take the order wrong. Then walking to the front lobby square of main... More 

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Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This temple is quite nice but neither original nor worth to travel here to see it (except for religious purpose, of course). If you are in the vicinity go there.

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The Shinto shrine is a small attraction in the area. It is small and relatively quiet. It is worth visiting only if you are in the vicinity. Visit the Naminoue Beach below the shrine.

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Hong Kong, China
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42 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Naminoue Shrine is a comfortable 20 min walk away from Kenchomae station, or Asahibashi station. This is a beautiful shrine with a lot of history. Many people go here for ceremonies and also to make wishes. Make sure to stop by the "shop" where they sell different types of good luck charms - you can ask the staff and they... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This shrine is beautiful and right next to the beach. Too bad there isn't really anything to do in the area, mostly residential and pretty much deserted in the winter

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

I have very good experience with my parents from this okinawa buddhist temple

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Toronto, Canada
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Make a wish, it works... :) And it's right next to a great city beach of the same name so you can make a day of it! Wishing well, insert coins. Typical and beautiful Shrine and gardens. Many ceremonies so be courteous if someone is getting married! My favourite Shrine so far in Okinawa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

The shrine sits above a very scenic hill next to the famous beach of the same name. Great shrine for shooting outside, but be mindful when you go in.

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