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Kehi Shrine

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Lovely

We visited the Shrine whilst on a cruise day stop. We saw several Shrines whilst in Japan and... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
marigoldKent
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Buderim, Australia
Nice and quiet famous shrine

The shrine is beautiful and famous for its huge gate at the entrance. Have heard from the locals... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2016
issariyac
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Vienna, Austria
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Apr 25, 2018
“Lovely”
Apr 19, 2018
“Excellent traditional dance demonstration”
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11-68 Akebonocho, Tsuruga 914-0075, Fukui Prefecture
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

We visited the Shrine whilst on a cruise day stop. We saw several Shrines whilst in Japan and although they all seem very much alike there is always a different charm to them all. It was quiet and peaceful, as was the town itself. A...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Kehi shrine as part of a day trip to Tsuruga. We were fortunate to be see some traditional dance and music demonstrations but most striking for us was the friendliness of the people. The city was SO welcoming and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

The shrine sits on expansive grounds and, therefore, is also surrounded by a tranquil ambience. It has a major shrine building where worshippers can toll a bell plus a number of smaller outer shrines. With in the grounds there is a fish pond. For the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Quiet and peaceful, matching with the atmosphere of the town, as in the streets hardly can you find more than 20 people walking in noon, with the exception of school children leaving school

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed April 20, 2017

We took a train to Tsuruga and visited this shrine while in the town. It was nice and peaceful with no crowds. However the famous Torii entrance gate - one of the largest in Japan, was completely covered in scaffolding and was disappointingly not visible....More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

The shrine is beautiful and famous for its huge gate at the entrance. Have heard from the locals they believe drinking natural water came from the turtle sculpture there (just nearby the place where people washing their hands and mouths before praying), will give you...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank issariyac
Reviewed July 29, 2015

Beautiful example of a Buddhist shrine. The grounds are immaculate as most shrines are. The monks are very friendly. They even have a old koi pond with turtles

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Divot K
Reviewed February 14, 2015

This is another one of the many many shrines in Japan. There is not much that makes this different than the many other ones. Nice visit...worth about half an hour. Interesting little town of Tsuruga so makes for a nice walk. Winter is a bear...here....expect...More

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank BCollyer
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