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Address: 3083-1 Ichinomiyamachi-miyaji, Aso 869-2612, Kumamoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 9030150749

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A beautiful shrine

This shrine is located in a small town called Miyaji which is 1 train stop from Aso station. A well-maintained shrine which makes your visit enjoyable. Though you cannot enter the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This shrine is located in a small town called Miyaji which is 1 train stop from Aso station. A well-maintained shrine which makes your visit enjoyable. Though you cannot enter the prayer hall, you can appreciate the architectural designs and its historical and religious values.

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Aso Shrine is a relatively large and popular shrine in the area, very photogenic full of zen and excellent architecture in lovely backdrops. Try to enjoy it while there're less people such as early in the morning or dusk.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I had the chance to go to Aso Shrine during the rice planting/growing festival in the summer months which really enlightened me into how much the Japanese revere the culture of rice. The local people all gathered around lunch and listened to a small 'sermon' in the main hall before leading into a procession down and out the shrine and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

one of must visit place, it is so big and beautiful. although a little bit crowded but still acceptable.

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Akita Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The shrine itself wasn't too different from any other shrine we'd been to - we walked around, did omikuji and took some photos - but the little shopping street outside of it is a joy to explore. Lots of different shops with many different foods to try, cute little souvenirs to buy and very friendly shop owners who talked to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This was my first shrine visit in japan. We had no idea what to do , so we kind of stood aside and watch people pray. If you just walk around it , it will take about 10 mins. You can't enter any hall area, just stand outside and pray . You can purchase and write your wishes on a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This shrine is peaceful and wide. Local people like to come here for praying about safety jouney and transport.

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

The story behind the emperor and his family enhanced my whole experience at the shrine. Each of the shrines there belonged to a family member of the emperor, and the preservation of the shrines are incredible considering how long ago it was built. Unlike other shrines, there was also a wishing rock where visitors could rub the surface of the... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

A very large and beautiful shrine in the middle of the town. Priests were performing rites and people were actively worshipping. In addition to the shrine itself, the many springs are noteworthy and very well used by the locals. We partook also and it was a nice experience. Don't expect English spoken, or amenities like English menus. But people were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

Only 10 minutes walk from the Aso station and the terrific Aso Base Backpackers hostel, this shrine is beautiful mostly due to its setting at the top of the hill, surrounded by huge trees. Visit it!

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Address: 3083-1 Ichinomiyamachi-miyaji, Aso 869-2612, Kumamoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 9030150749
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Kumamoto Prefecture  >  Aso

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