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Busy & festive shrine January 9th to 11th

I've been on the busiest night and the crowd is massive. It's all fun but might be a bit of a... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2019
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It was not a busy day when I went there so I was able to walk around without and appreciate the... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2017
Davao City, Philippines
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Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

I've been on the busiest night and the crowd is massive. It's all fun but might be a bit of a struggle for anyone with young children, the aged or infirm. Lots of colorful and interesting sights. I imagine it's quite peaceful on non-festival days.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank inindian
Reviewed June 5, 2019

Here is for a money luck spot that is very famous in Japan! Inside of Shirine, there is a “Chaya”= traditional and historical Japanese cafe. Amazake that is non-alcohol sake which taste is sweeten with sake flavor. Very historical drink in Japan and its cafe...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank onichan8yuki
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

It was not a busy day when I went there so I was able to walk around without and appreciate the surroundings better. My favorite spot is the garden with pond and well organized landscape.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank travelology_ph
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

I went this January to the Ebisu Matsuri and had a great time. We went on the last day, so it wasn't overcrowded. We could try many different traditional foods...most people gave us a sample and tried to say a few words in English (it...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Bauabu
Reviewed February 4, 2017

This is the best shrine in Nishininomiya.... I got married here too. We go every year! Its also totally packed at New Year's so I recommend going on the 10th...before 5PM...

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank wstark33
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Nishinomiya shrine is famous for its annual Ebisu festival in January. For the first time, I went there for this festival. To my surprise, the street from Hanshin Nishinomiya station to the shrine was completely congested with the mass of humans. If it doesn't matter...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank kimitakas
Reviewed January 20, 2015

"Nishinomiya Sakagura Renaissance(西宮酒ぐらルネサンス)" held until night Sunday on the next day from the afternoon of October first Saturday every year at Nishinomiya Shrine. New sake is all you can drink for free of charge by this event. Nishinomiya city is a landmark of sake brewing...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank だいすき ね
Reviewed June 3, 2013

I really enjoyed visiting this shrine. There are multiple buildings and statues, a nice garden, koi pond and cafe. If you are in the area its worth a visit. I went on a Monday afternoon and it was not busy at all. It was a...More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank mary7484
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