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Hakusan Shrine

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Peaceful in the rain

It was raining the day I went and the grounds were very peaceful. The wisteria were beautiful and... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2018
Chicago, Illinois
Haunting masks

As a shrine enthusiast, I'd have a hard time calling this "average". There are many things in this... read more

Reviewed February 1, 2018
Vechta, Germany
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May 3, 2018
“Peaceful in the rain”
Feb 1, 2018
“Haunting masks”
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Ichibanboridori-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata 951-8132, Niigata Prefecture
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

It was raining the day I went and the grounds were very peaceful. The wisteria were beautiful and the pond was quite nice.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ushikawa
Reviewed February 1, 2018

As a shrine enthusiast, I'd have a hard time calling this "average". There are many things in this park to amuse the visitor, from monkey enclosures to another statue of Tama, the dog. The Shrine is nice, well-provided with monks and nuns, kind and classy,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank Higuma2017
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Best visit is in mid July where they hold wind chimes festival. The sounds of it soothes my mind and soul. If you notice, this shrine has a big tree in front of it which is supported by big logs to make it stand still....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

A family trip during the third week of April. Don't forget to take a free bus from the temple to the rope way going to the top. This provides a great view of Niigata and on a clear day a view of the snow clad...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank matydeep
Reviewed April 11, 2017

There are very helpful leaflets for overseas tourists so that they can choose the appropriate charms. Amusing that Hello Kitty is used as a symbol for the happy relationships which is one of the shrine's purposes. This is alongside a walk along the river which...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank tes108
Reviewed January 10, 2017

The Hakusan Shrine is dedicated to the god of agriculture, the god of the sea, the god of marriage. This historical shrine has long been had faith by Niigata citizens since long ago. A large park was around the shrine, many tourists and residents enjoy...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 5, 2016

I came across this shrine while exploring beautiful Hakusan Park. It stands on one side of the park next to a huge pond, which was filled with massive lotus leaves during my June visit. The tall, simple brown-wood building stands under the protection of a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Rumples
Reviewed July 25, 2016

A big and old shrine locates near a river. The location and transportation are the reasons to visit.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank anatoliacity
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Went here with the Baseball team and the kids loved it. Just the experience of an old Shrine of worship. Throwing of the offering. And prayer. There were a few shops along the way. Selling Shave Ice and baked goods as well as Homemade candies....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank fongie808
Reviewed April 11, 2016

Its a simple, neat, compact, predominantly wooden and quite plainly decorated but nonetheless beautiful shrine at the back of Hakusan Park. The shrine is impressive in its simplicity and seems very well visited by locals, especially during Sakura time. The stunning small formal gardens around...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank DAVIDV747
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