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Ikuta Shrine

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Sannomiya / Motomachi, Kobe 650-0011, Hyogo Prefecture
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

Ichinomiya (the First Shrine), Ninomiya (the Second Shrine), Sannomiya (the Third Shrine, which is located near Sannomiya Station), Yonomiya (the Fourth Shrine), Gonomiya (the Fifth Shrine), Rokunomiya (the Sixth Shrine), Shichinomiya (the Seventh Shrine), and Hachinomiya (the Eighth Shrine) are located around Ikuta Shrine. It...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kwakaku
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Located in the very busy Sannomiya and Motomachi area the Ikuta Shrine is nicely located and actually right behind the Tokyu Hands store. You can also walk straight up Ikuta Street and arrive at the shrine. This Shinto shrine is pretty busy and has a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Very nice location near the Nishinomiya station. The shrine is small but looks very nice..worth while a small detour

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank seven39
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Just around the corner from Sannomiya Station, you will find the beautiful Ikuta Shinto Shrine. Very different from Buddhist shrines, Shinto shrines are much simpler and more open, but very colorful—mainly red, orange, and black. This one is no exception. Everything is open to the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sharon H
Reviewed July 16, 2018

It stands out in Kobe with a whole street names after it "Ikuta Dori". For all those visiting Kobe, I recommend taking sometime off to visit Ikuta Shrine.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Vialey L
Reviewed July 4, 2018

The shrine was across the street from our hotel which made it convenient for us to pop in at different times of the day. For such a small shrine, there was quite a bit to see. On Sunday morning, we watched as young adults (mostly...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dushi-NY
Reviewed June 11, 2018

We found this place by accident, looking for our hotel, but it was quiet and relaxing, there were not so many people there when we walked around.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank les f
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

The shrine was very easy to access and while its in the city its very relaxed and peaceful. It closes early so look at the opening times first.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peter_Bomberg
Reviewed June 3, 2018

Ikuta Shrine is one of the oldest in Japan it is said, probably at least 1,500 years old. However most of the buildings are fairly modern-looking. Japanese shrines are rebuilt periodically so don't expect to see ancient buildings. It is quiet early on and only...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank russellw170
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

A nice shrine hidden among the busy Commercial district of Kobe, it is not too big, with a forest garden that used to be part of actual battle ground during the Shogun Era.

Date of experience: June 2018
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