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Tsukubasan Shrine

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Worth a visit

Quite a drive to get here but some breathtaking views. Locals trying to get you to use their car... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
Sandy B
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Shrine at Tsukubasan historic site

The Tsukubasan Shrine can be reached by funicular from top off Mount Ysukuba after brief walk from... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2016
John G
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Oct 22, 2017
“Worth a visit ”
Jul 12, 2017
“A quiet and beautiful place to visit”
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

Quite a drive to get here but some breathtaking views. Locals trying to get you to use their car parking was very confusing. We used the public car park 500 yen. Just a short walk to the shrine. Pavements and steps are very uneven so...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Sandy B
Reviewed July 12, 2017

It is quite a climb to get there. There is a main shrine and some smaller ones as well as a visitor's center. There also appear to be guides available although I am not sure if they offer a tour in English. The detailed artwork...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

We visited on a Tue afternoon after we went up to Mount Tsukuba. The shrine was about to close and we were the only visitors. I felt peaceful there. The architecture is nice and the place is beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Chris F
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Visited in June 2017 after trying to visit Ōmidō Kannonji, temple #25 on the Bandō 33 Kannon pilgrimage (more on that in another review). Beautiful shrine. I've lived in Japan for 10 years and visited shrines all over the country. This is one of the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Michael S
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Nothing special. Same as other Shrines. It is nice to go through to get to the Tsukuba Mountain Cable Car. Lots of stairs. Naritasan Temple was better and bigger.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank bbstuff3
Reviewed October 28, 2016

The Tsukubasan Shrine can be reached by funicular from top off Mount Ysukuba after brief walk from cable car ride There is a wishing tree to make wishes Performers near temple on good days The temple is classic beautiful and majestic

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank John G
Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited the shrine when it was dusk . It was really nice place even at Night with the lights . there were no one expect for us . So I guess it's not popular with tourist or may it's the time . Local say...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Chamal E
Reviewed January 2, 2016

It is 25 km (North) away from Tsukuba TX Station. It is very nice for who love short hiking near Tokyo. We visited there in new year holidays. It is very nice place with crowd of people. We found many Japanese people praying there, which...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Rajesh T
Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

This is a very nice ancient shrine near the base of Mount Tsukuba. If you are going to Mount Tsukuba anyway, I recommend stopping for a short visit to the shrine. The architecture is quite interesting.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Jezuzek
Reviewed September 2, 2014

This shrine dated back more than 500+ years ago and it had been burned down at least two times. The architecture itself is quite amazing. The cable car service is behind the shrine and a 10-min ride can take one up to the top of...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Pineconefish_Yan
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