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Toyotamahime Shrine

2231-2, Ureshinomachi ShImojuku Otsu, Ureshino, Saga Prefecture
+81 954-43-0680
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Small Shrine but good to see

Small shrine but old, I went there on New Year Night, there was a Hatsumode there. Great to walk... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2017
Charernkit T
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Ureshino, Japan
Small and unique shrine.

This shrine was built for respect to Toyotamahime, the god of beautiful skin. And the white catfish... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2017
Ruchiya N
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  • Excellent2%
  • Very good35%
  • Average55%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Jul 28, 2017
“Small Shrine but good to see”
Apr 25, 2017
“Small and unique shrine.”
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2231-2, Ureshinomachi ShImojuku Otsu, Ureshino, Saga Prefecture
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+81 954-43-0680
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Reviewed July 28, 2017

Small shrine but old, I went there on New Year Night, there was a Hatsumode there. Great to walk around.

Thank Charernkit T
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Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

This shrine was built for respect to Toyotamahime, the god of beautiful skin. And the white catfish is the messenger to send our bless to the god. The big white catfish which made from porcelain will located in front of the shrine. There're the sign...More

Thank Ruchiya N
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

There is a large catfish as the central attraction of this peaceful shrine. There are also instructions how to pray for it and put water over it in order to enjoy perfect skin. I am unsure of the link between catfish and skin and this,...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2017

They had some English boards, the rest did my imagination (and Wiki). It won't take hours to get around. We were alone there. The plums started blooming, which was pretty.

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Reviewed June 9, 2016

No description in English, so my friend and I just wonder why there was a shrine for catfish. Just learned later that it's a shrine for beautiful skin. So, ladies, don't forget to visit after enjoying the onsen.

Thank 101Trips
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Reviewed March 11, 2016

We visited this shrine on our way from the bus station to the ryokan. Nice and peaceful . It's said that pouring water over the marble catfish will give you beautiful skin.

Thank jingjo j
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