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Aoshima Shrine

2-13-1 Aoshima, Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 985-65-1262
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After the walk across the bridge from Aoshima, you reach this beautiful Shrine set among tropical... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2017
Margaret B
Queensland, Australia
via mobile
Essential to visit for those wishing to conceive

A small shrine complex that has nothing aesthetically special about it relative to other shrines in... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2017
London, United Kingdom
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2-13-1 Aoshima, Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 985-65-1262
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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

After the walk across the bridge from Aoshima, you reach this beautiful Shrine set among tropical shrubs and trees. Facing out to the Ocean it has a very peaceful feeling as you explore the area. You must observe the ritual of hand washing and mouth...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

A small shrine complex that has nothing aesthetically special about it relative to other shrines in Japan. Its unique selling point is the walk over from the mainland via the causeway where on the way you see the Devil's Washboard rock formation and that the...More

Thank O_Ei_Ketsu
Reviewed September 4, 2017

I've been before and I'll go again. Usually there are throngs of tourists, but I was passing through really early in the morning about 7am and we had the whole place to ourselves and got to explore a bit and take some great photos.

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

Located in front of ocean makes quite unique. The small ally with full of people's wish wood panel is also pretty. Nice to walk around

Thank Hirakawa_Eki
Reviewed June 26, 2017

This shrine is a little different from other shrines around Japan.. Surrounded by tropical trees. and could feel the holly sprits all around the shrines.

1  Thank hikalou
Reviewed June 3, 2017

The shrine is reached over a little bridge as is on the island. The island itself is very pretty. The shrine is for good relationships.The day we went it was very busy, lots of school parties there. There is a train you can get ,...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed March 16, 2017

While there are a great many shrines in Japan, this shrine stands alone on this island half a kilometre in circumference. The shrine is very well cared for and if you want to avoid the crowds, come earlier in the day. If you are travelling...More

1  Thank Joyce T
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

While the surroundings are scenic, the shrine itself was just an overcrowded shrine that didn't stand out over the typical Shinto shrine...it's about the only thing on Aoshima Island though...so worth checking out if you're on the island anyway

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

On the way to the shrine, there are stalls selling local specialities like mango ice-cream and pork rice ball. After passing these stalls, there are also magnificent views of the ocean and devil's washboard (interesting rock formation). During low tide in the afternoon, you can...More

3  Thank Xin R
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

This Japanese shrine is located on the Aoshima Island. Couples get married here. Learn some Japanese tradition here.

2  Thank ChungkaiSin
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