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Kashima Jingu

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Address: Kyuchu, Kashima 314-0031, Ibaraki Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 299821209
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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We went to the New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine. It was very busy, but we could have a lot of fun. We prayed and bought a lucky charm for health. We found deer. They are in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2016
ferretMAMA
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We went to the New Year's visit to a Shinto shrine. It was very busy, but we could have a lot of fun. We prayed and bought a lucky charm for health. We found deer. They are in the fence. You can buy the bait and give to them. Near the gate, you can get 2 small rice cakes, red... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

there are many shinto jinja or shrines in Japan but not many shinto jingu 神宮. Meiji Jingu in Tokyo or Kajima Jingu in nearby Chiba. The shinto priest really could not explain the difference other than that few used the term 神宮. The park is quite large and the trees are old and amazingly large. We drove down from Hitachi... More 

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Tacoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

. . . especially enhanced by the company -- my companions in an aikido workshop which was being blessed by the priest. A wonderful way to spend a morning.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

On my last day in Japan, at Narita, normally I either visit Narita temple or do last minute shopping at Aeon. Not this time, not this trip. This time I am going out. I took a train bound for Kashimajingu. Kashimajingu is easier to access from Narita although it is in the Ibaraki prefecture. The journey takes about 1 hour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Kashima Jingu is within a huge area of natural forrest in which there are many beautiful old cedar trees. It is about one hour by local train from Narita Station and worth a visit if you have a spare day.

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