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Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine

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always with fun

nice to walk the longest promenade to the shrine with so old trees. There are always fun to enjoy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kaz L
Saitama, Japan
Serene setting for vermillion temple

We arrived here early via Kita Omiya Station and traversing Omiya Park. Temple is in a flat... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Michelle C
Yokosuka, Japan
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1-407 Takahanacho, Omiya, Saitama 330-0803, Saitama Prefecture
+81 48-641-0137
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice to walk the longest promenade to the shrine with so old trees. There are always fun to enjoy even you do not like Shintoism. Last time excellent chrysanthemum pots were displayed, sometimes you would watch see the Japanese old customs, life events, like parents...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kaz L
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We arrived here early via Kita Omiya Station and traversing Omiya Park. Temple is in a flat setting. They have a temple office where they allow you to watch them do calligraphy in temple stamp book for 500 yen. However if you approach from Higawa...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

Hikawa Shrine is said to have a history of more than 2400 years and is one of the oldest shrines in Japan which also became the origin of the place name of Omiya as a "great shrine". Hikawa Shrine gathers faith in the Kanto region...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

peaceful place for couple and good stuff for loving belief. คู่รักที่อยากไปขอให้มีความสัมพันธ์ที่ยืนยาวกันไปนานๆแนะนำที่นี่ค่ะ บรรยากาศดี ดูสงบเงียบและโรแมนติกขลังไปอีกแบบ

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

Very quiet and not crowded place (only on weekend more people) , not must see but if you are nearby you should see it

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Pat I
Reviewed January 4, 2017

I was surprised to walk on the long straight entrance path to the shrine. The area is wide and there are several smaller shrines apart from the main one. The nearest JR station is Ohmiya and it takes just 30-45 minutes from Central Tokyo by...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Keizo
Reviewed October 15, 2016

very peaceful and kindness place, where do you have the chance to see how japanese people pray and deal with their costumes.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Leonardo P
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

It was a peaceful shrine with a park near by, very quiet and not crowded at all, perfect to start the day peacefully

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed May 21, 2016

Lots of activity to watch here with a wedding and birth celebrations going on. Lovely place to walk around and take photos plus out back there is a beautiful river ad bridge to see.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank David H
Reviewed January 9, 2016

Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine (武蔵一宮氷川神社, Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Jinja) is a popular shrine in Saitama City, a 20-30 minute walk from Omiya Station. As its name suggests ("Musashi Ichinomiya" literally means "top shrine of Musashi"), this shrine used to be the head Shinto shrine of...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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