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Hikawa Shrine

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Address: 2-11-5 Miyashitamachi, Kawagoe 350-0052, Saitama Prefecture
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Wing charm

Nice temple with wind charms. Draw your lots when you are there. Take the edo bus and it will stop right outside the temple.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice temple with wind charms. Draw your lots when you are there. Take the edo bus and it will stop right outside the temple.

Thank warrentay87
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

The shrine's long causeway had residential roads on either side, which turned off left and right respectively upon reaching the complex, surrounded by its wooden walls.

Thank ART196
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting this shrine. Just a short walk from the Honmaru Goten of Kawage Castle. It is an especially pretty and peaceful place, well worth your time if you are in the area. The paths are lovely, twisting through the grounds, with decorative lanterns, gnarled trees and then to come across the covered walkways covered in thousands of prayers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The biggest local shrine. It is interesting to see a lot of smaller shrines behind the main shrine. The red gate is said to be the biggest wooden shrine gate in the county, though it is rather new. The shrine is known for its god of matchmaking. In summer, you will find a lot of wind bells hung all over... More 

Thank ちさな
Hsinchu County, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

The local tour bus will stop here before entering main tourist area. Quiet and calm atmosphere. Many not significant compared with other Japanese temples, you can cherish the unusual calmness there. By the way, nice and cute souvenirs there. (御守)

Thank PelleaL
Saitama, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

This is a nice shrine at the far end of the old town on a river - nothing worth going out of your way for but perfectly OK.

Thank StewieTokyo

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