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Suwa Shrine

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Address: 1 Nakasu, Suwa 392-0015, Nagano Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 266-52-1919
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4 Suwa Shrines - A rush 1 day tour

I visited many Japanese shrines. This Suwa Shrine (諏訪大社) was definitely an amazing and inspiring one comparing to others. I certainly enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2016
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Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I visited many Japanese shrines. This Suwa Shrine (諏訪大社) was definitely an amazing and inspiring one comparing to others. I certainly enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere there, however I wanted to visit all 4 of them within 1 day, so it became kinda rush. Let me share my experience. This shrine is divided into 4 parts as below, 1. 上社本宮 2.... More 

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東京
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

You can feel natural power. It is close to Suwa city. You can enjoy a day trip by visiting other spots such as Suwa lake.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Attended a traditional Shinto wedding ceremony. Scenery and serenity were wonderful despite a rainy day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

This is a beautiful, traditional Shinto shrine dating back 1200 years. It is famous for it's festival every 8 years where hundreds of worshipers cut down a tree ride and ride it down the side of a mountain (yes, people have died doing this). You will see the tree on the left as you enter. There are several buildings to... More 

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