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“Very Authentic - beautiful shrine with full of history”
Nov 12, 2017
“Seven, five and three ”
Samukawa-jinja Shrine was called “Ichi-no-miya in Sagami Province” and boasts a history of about 1,600 years. It enshrines the unique guardian deity who presides over Happo-yoke in Japan. From ancient times, Samukawa-jinja Shrine has been worshiped...more
This is probably most amazing but under rated shrine near Tokyo.
English translation or notice are limited (none for some area) but beautiful buildings and tranquil set ups are breathtaking.
Lots of shops for souvenir - food and drinks.
When I visited here, lots of people were praying for the festival of Seven, Five and Three.
Seven and three years old girls and 5 years old boys were having traditional colourful kimono wear.
Also, Red Seal looked very special.
Thank you very...More
I took my age 4 son here on a train excursion along the Sagami line. While my son couldn't appreciate it, this shrine is very unique in it's numerous walking paths and it's proximity to the Sagami river. Quite isolated but the cafe and souvenir...More
Samukawa Shrine is located near the Miyayama station,the JR Sagami line.
This shrine is famous of protecting from accidents.
I enjoyed seeing "Noh or Kyogen" on summer evening.
It was a great experience.
This is the one of the oldest shrine in Japan. Many Japanese people come here in the New Year to be given the invocation by the priest. So, it would be better not to go there in January. The best season will be spring or...More