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Address: Sannomiya / Motomachi, Kobe 650-0011, Hyogo Prefecture
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Popular Shinto shrine in downtown Kobe

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
mefixer
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Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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the netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Thank DinaV
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I unexpectedly found to this shrine. It locates around the city centre but not crowded at all. It was small, peaceful and quiet.

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Thank weiweigoround
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one of the nicest shrines to visit in kobe.walk slowly up the mountain.it can be very tiring. but the view at the top is so lovely. close by to the sonnomiya station

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Thank Mcjester
Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This shrine is located close to Sannomiya Station. Entry is free. Similar to other shrines in Japan, but definitely worth a visit if you're in the area. They also sell good luck charms, and have the descriptions for most of them written in English. Make sure you visit the area behind the shrine, as there is a peaceful garden area... More 

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Of the many shrines visited I enjoyed this one. It was not overcrowded, a quiet tranquil space to stroll around

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Thank marshatraveller
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

A nice small shrine to visit as part of your walk around plan in Kobe city center since it is just next to Sannomiya subway station that you might use it anyway. My enjoyment of this visit to this Shrine could be bias from having the chance on that day (Sunday) to observe three local beautiful ceremonies of a newly... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This was central to the city. The temples were beautiful and plentiful and set in wonderful gardens. Next door to Tokyu Hands...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

When travelling in Japan, it's easy to get overwhelmed by the number of visitors to the many famous shrines. Given this, the Ikuta shrine in Kobe seems a bit of a find -- beautiful, stunning repeated torii (the vermilion gates) in the back, accessible location, but not at all crowded. Free entry, nice garden in back to walk about in... More 

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