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Aoiaso Shrine

118 Kamaoi-cho, Hitoyoshi 868-0005, Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 966-22-2274
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Clean shrine

The shrine is one of the natinal treasure and it seems the southernmost point. It is a bit out of... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
Sato R
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Unique thatched roof must be checked

This shrine was built in 806 and seemed to rebuild in 1610. A unique point of the shrine is its... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2018
RabbitMan41
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Feb 18, 2018
“Clean shrine”
Jan 3, 2018
“Unique thatched roof must be checked”
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118 Kamaoi-cho, Hitoyoshi 868-0005, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

The shrine is one of the natinal treasure and it seems the southernmost point. It is a bit out of cetral are but very worthy for travelers.

Thank Sato R
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Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

This shrine was built in 806 and seemed to rebuild in 1610. A unique point of the shrine is its thatched roof. A lot of people pay a visit to this shrine on New Year's day.

Thank RabbitMan41
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Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

This place show why Hitoyoshi is known as a little Kyoto. Very nice from the entrance with lotus pond to the "torii"

Thank Rubpy
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Reviewed February 21, 2016

Surprisingly the old temple still maintain nicely until today. The steep thatched roof & Momoyama style architecture made it one of the National Treasure of Japan.

Thank YuenYW
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Reviewed January 14, 2016

There are too many people early morning on 1/1. It shows the local people like and respect Aoiaso Shrine.

Thank ShinNagai
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Reviewed October 19, 2015

Aso Shrine was founded in 806 AD. The present shrine was constructed in early Edo period 1609-1613, regarded as protector of the land in Kuma district. This shrine had a distinctive architecture in Momoyama style, coated in black with steep thatched roof and decorated with...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2015

not so crowded & beautiful place. the rooster is quite beautiful you must need to take picture for them. ha

Thank iamface
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Reviewed December 1, 2012

Not everyone will be jet-lagged, waking up at 2:00 or 3:00 and ready to go. My first day I did just this, went to the onsen, and while I was soaking heard a rooster. Well, we were out in the country I guess, but this...More

2  Thank GaiginJen
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