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Aoiaso Shrine

118 Kamaoi-cho, Hitoyoshi 868-0005, Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 966-22-2274
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Must go!

This place show why Hitoyoshi is known as a little Kyoto. Very nice from the entrance with lotus... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2017
Rubpy
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Shrine of more than 1200 years old

Surprisingly the old temple still maintain nicely until today. The steep thatched roof & Momoyama... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2016
YuenYW
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 2, 2017
“Must go!”
Feb 21, 2016
“Shrine of more than 1200 years old”
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118 Kamaoi-cho, Hitoyoshi 868-0005, Kumamoto Prefecture
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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
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
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
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

Thank GGHolliday
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
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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