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Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine

1-407 Takahanacho, Omiyaku, Saitama 330-0803, Saitama Prefecture
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Nice shrine

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

Reviewed April 30, 2017
Pat I
Has anything to do with Warship Musashi

I was surprised to walk on the long straight entrance path to the shrine. The area is wide and... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2017
Kawasaki, Japan
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1-407 Takahanacho, Omiyaku, Saitama 330-0803, Saitama Prefecture
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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

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

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.

Thank Leonardo P
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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

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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.

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

Thank みみずくパパ
Reviewed May 13, 2015

I will admit I learned more than the average tourist due to my translator assigned to me from the company I was there to train. Having someone that has some knowledge and can translate is a major bonus. This shrine was very busy and I...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

This place is very historical place. There are beautiful shinto building and very big tree. Begin of April, A lots of cherry blossom blooming. Many Japanese people doing Ohanmi this time. I recommended this place for running and walking.

Thank LiviTokyo
Reviewed May 27, 2014

My wife and I got married here - my son had his 'name-giving' ceremony here - we visit here every new year for our annual blessing. The staff and priests are all very helpful and kind and made every event a special occasion for us....More

Thank kazmatrix
Reviewed January 24, 2014

The Shrine has a long approach path that has row of trees. It has a beautiful view and atomosphere. I visited in the middle of January, a lot of people were praying for new year's happiness.

Thank ChampaFlower
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