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Address: Sannomiya / Motomachi, Kobe 650-0011, Hyogo Prefecture
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Likely the biggest Shrine within Kobe city

Very easy to access from Sannomiya with a five minute walk from either JR Station, Hanshin Station or Hankyu Station. Beautiful and traditional shrine with many traditional... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Thomas M
Kobe, Japan

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Kobe, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very easy to access from Sannomiya with a five minute walk from either JR Station, Hanshin Station or Hankyu Station. Beautiful and traditional shrine with many traditional Japanese weddings on weekends. Lately in the evening there is a crowd of younger generation at the entrance of the Shrine as it appears this Shrine is a major Pokemon Station and as... More 

Thank Thomas M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cute path through small woods with a babbling brook if you walk around to the back of the shrine. From main altar walk to the left side. Stop at this shrine on your way to the hiking trial to the waterfall.

Thank Brad C
Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

few minutes walk from Sannomiya and Motomachi station is the temple in Kobe. one of the best tourist destinations in Kobe as well~ you can walk in and enjoy this place for free, take some pictures and pray at their temple

Thank enzeru_no_innen
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Situated in the heart of Kobe it is one of very few traditional Japanese buildings that can be seen in central Kobe. It is free for the public and you can make a wish or prayer by tugging at the rope hanging in the temple. It is a very nice place to take pictures. If you are in Kobe this... More 

Thank Victoria S
Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

one of the best place to make a wish in japan has always been a shrine ,during my visit recently to Ikuta Shrine i was so lucky that there was a drum festival that evening, I could make a wish and enjoy the traditional music at the same time , too crowded but fun was guaranteed .very enjoyable evening which... More 

Thank MarkWalterbi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Here you can see beaufiful japanese. Learn the way they pray. There are some card of hope , wish list that hanging around the shrine. You can also buy some beautiful merchandise

Thank Prita A
Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

This Shinto shrine is conveniently located in the central are of Kobe City and offers a very pleasant contrast to the rest of architecture and hurly burly of the city. Well worth a visit that includes a small grove of sacred trees, main and sub shrines and a lake.

Thank malcolm797
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

This large Shinto shrine is right in downtown Kobe and is quite impressive. There are quite a few wedding ceremonies on Saturdays and Sundays and these are very interesting. There is also a small Japanese garden, under some expansive trees on the north side of the compound, with a small stream and waterfall. Don't miss this. Not quite sure if... More 

Thank mefixer
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

Located within the city of Kobe, closer to the Sannomiya station. You can go here straight via the Ikuta road which you can enter from the Sannomiya center street. It's a very peaceful location and very well maintained. From what I have heard from the locals, this is one of the nicest shrines of Kobe. A must visit place if... More 

Thank Vachintha P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

It wasn't on a hill....just walking on a busy street and just around the corner, tranquility! Beautiful! A must see!

Thank DinaV

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