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Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

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Address: 390 Negoya Suruga-ku, Shizuoka 422-8011, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Very beautiful shrine on mountain.

It is a spectacular shrine dedicated to Shogun and it was just very quiet and peaceful place on mountain. Love to walk down another way to see the view of ocean.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Chiang Khong, Thailand
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Chiang Khong, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a spectacular shrine dedicated to Shogun and it was just very quiet and peaceful place on mountain. Love to walk down another way to see the view of ocean.

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Fuji, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

I'm a history buff of the Sengoku period and so naturally I was excited to visit Ieyasu's shrine, but I definitely had grander expectations. The shrine itself is lovely and you can enjoy the architecture of the walls and buildings - though it should be stressed you're barred from entering any of them within the actual compound. Quickly you realize... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Go to there by ropeway 600 yen/way, 1100 yen/roundtrip. There is an historical shrine there but there is an admission fee so I didn't get into and unfortunately I went there in cloudy day so no much scenery to see Furthermore, you can go down by foot around 11xx steps and can get the bus back to Shizuoka station there... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit during Sakura season. It is a very impressive shrine and has a very intimate layout. Good for a two hour excursion.

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

You can access the shrine from the Nihondaira ropeway. It is a spectacular shrine dedicated to the Shogun and it was just very peaceful and calming. You can also purchase an extra admission to the museum which houses armor and rare artifacts. Just take bus no 42 from Shizuoka station and NIhondaira is the last stop. Tip: You can get... More 

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Shizuoka, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Tokugawa Ieyasu is deified in Tosho-gu, it's a shrine. When he died in 1616, Tokugawa Ieyasu was reburied in Kunouzan Toshogu immediately. It's deified in Nikko Tosho-gu after that, but it's this place that there is a grave of Ieyasu. There isn't history museum in Shizuoka-shi, so to know Ieyasu deeply, I come to this place, and a museum, a... More 

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Makati, Rizal, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I went here October 2014. You could either climb up or have a cable car to bring you up the shrine. I decided to climb up during the solo trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Take a bus bound for 'Nihondaira' mountain; from the top of the mountain take a cable car across to Kunozan Toshogu Shrine. This is the original shrine built to enshrine 'Ieasu Tokugawa', before his remains were moved to their current place in 'NIKKO' which is a super-sized copy of the original Kunozan Shrine. Go on Saturdays and Sundays spring and... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Didn't get a view of Mt Fuji the day we were there, but the Shrine and Museum are an enjoyable stop at the end of the Nihondiara Ropeway (It is a cable tram...don't worry). Be ready for some steps to navigate to see the shrine. And you can walk down to street level if you dare...only 1159 steps. The monks... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Kunozan Toshogu Shrine is located at the top of Kunozan, a small mountain where you will need to climb 1,200 steps up the stone stairs. Please wear comfy footwear as the steps are rocky and uneven. I was surprised that it was not as tiring as I thought to climb the thousand over stairs. If you really cannot climb stairs,... More 

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