We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Kashima Jingu

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Kyuchu, Kashima 314-0031, Ibaraki Prefecture
Name/address in local language
Phone Number:
+81 299-82-1209
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 170 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 3
  • 3
    Very good
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Relaxing and mystical

It's the second time I go there and it's like a magic spot in the middle of the town, you can see birds, deer, big trees and beautiful temples.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Jorge C
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

170 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 6: English reviews
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the second time I go there and it's like a magic spot in the middle of the town, you can see birds, deer, big trees and beautiful temples.

Thank Jorge C
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Level Contributor
458 reviews
134 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank ferretMAMA
Tokyo, Japan
Level Contributor
116 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank johntaro
Level Contributor
51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

1 Thank Nina R
Level Contributor
70 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

6 Thank bakatori
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
265 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

2 Thank StanleyAuckland

Travelers who viewed Kashima Jingu also viewed

Katori, Chiba Prefecture
Kashima, Ibaraki Prefecture
Itako, Ibaraki Prefecture
Kashima, Ibaraki Prefecture

Been to Kashima Jingu? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Kashima Jingu staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?