We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Yodohime Jinja Shrine

1-1 Yamatocho Kawakami, Saga 840-0214, Saga Prefecture
+81 952-62-5705
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
One of my favourite place at Kyushu Island

This is very nice and quiet place to see nature and thinking about life. Big park has both... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2015
Edwardowski
,
Siem Reap, Cambodia
One of my favourite places to be

So, so peaceful and the location is lovely as it is next to the river and mountains. All the... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2015
handsomeprince
,
Scotland
Read all 27 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
❶Enshrined Kami (Deity):Yodohime-no-mikoto ❷Origin:year 564 ❸Divine Virtues:The kami of Yodohime Jinja Shrine has been widely worshiped as the kami of water, river and sea. It has also been worshiped as the “Hizen Ichi-no-miya” (the Shinto shrine with the highest shrine rank in the old province of Hizen, currently Saga and main part of Nagasaki prefectures) since the Medieval period. 247 ancient documents, called “Kawakami-jinja Komonjo” was designated as national important cultural property (an official title given to cultural propertie), and the whole shrine was designated as “Saga city landscape important structure” in 2013. 250 pieces of the ceiling pictures in the Haiden were painted as one of the memorial projects of the shrine’s 1450th anniversary ritual festival ❹Annual Major Rituals : April 18 (Prayer for a bountiful harvest) November 18 (“Niiname-sai” Celebration and thanksgiving of the first fruits)
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
May 13, 2015
“One of my favourite place at Kyushu Island”
Jan 12, 2015
“One of my favourite places to be”
LOCATION
1-1 Yamatocho Kawakami, Saga 840-0214, Saga Prefecture
CONTACT
Website
+81 952-62-5705
Write a ReviewReviews (27)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Filter
Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is very nice and quiet place to see nature and thinking about life. Big park has both Buddhist and Shinto shrines. I was there during golden autumn period and there is was no people. I enjoyed to see trees with different colors leaves.

Thank Edwardowski
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed January 12, 2015

So, so peaceful and the location is lovely as it is next to the river and mountains. All the people we met there were so friendly and welcoming and we hope to return very soon.

Thank handsomeprince
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 47 hotels in Saga
Hotel Ryutouen
30 reviews
.12 miles away
Amandi
25 reviews
.38 miles away
Saga Idaimae Green hotel
16 reviews
2.90 miles away
Ryusuien Hotel
1 review
2.96 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Honke Tokiwaya
.05 miles away
Ganso Yoshinoya
3 reviews
.09 miles away
No's Restaurant Saito
1 review
.18 miles away
Japanese Restaurant Shikisai
.21 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Kiyomizu Falls
37 reviews
3.08 miles away
Yamato Chuo Park Hanashobuen
9 reviews
1.27 miles away
Nannyo Shrine
5 reviews
1.94 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Yodohime Jinja Shrine staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Membership_Slide_Up_Placement_on_Attraction_Review
Get 10% off your next tour or activity booking.
Valid for new TripAdvisor sign-ups only.
Join TripAdvisor