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Address: Sannomiya / Motomachi, Kobe 650-0011, Hyogo Prefecture
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Very nice temple situated in the central part within walking distance from Sannomiya and Motomachi station

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 stars 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 stars 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 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

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

Thank Mcjester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

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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