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Watch out for the train, and the porcelain

I had never seen lanterns and gates from porcelain before. The entrance to the shrine leads you... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2017
journey4one
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Frankfurt, Germany
Touzan Jinja- The Porcelain Shrine

This shrine is of a kind in Japan. Originally build around 1658 and partly rebuild in 1880 after a... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2011
aritaCIR
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Arita-cho, Japan
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Mar 27, 2017
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Feb 20, 2017
“Watch out for the train, and the porcelain”
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2-5-1 Odaru, Arita-cho, Nishimatsura-gun 844-0004, Saga Prefecture
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Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Arita itself is worthy of a visit and this shrine is unique in its location and the porcelain tori gate.

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Reviewed February 20, 2017

I had never seen lanterns and gates from porcelain before. The entrance to the shrine leads you straight over the train tracks. Then climb the stairs to the main building. The view on Arita shows you how small this place is. Nice atmosphere, especially on...More

Thank journey4one
Reviewed January 18, 2011

This shrine is of a kind in Japan. Originally build around 1658 and partly rebuild in 1880 after a fire destroyed large parts, the Touzan Shrine is dedicated to Emperor Ojin and Ri Sam Pei, the so called "Father of Arita Porcelain". A historic site,...More

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