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Togakushi Shrine Okusha

Togakushi, Nagano 381-4101, Nagano Prefecture
+81 26-254-2014
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“ninja village” (2 reviews)
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Togakushi, Nagano 381-4101, Nagano Prefecture
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try reaching all the Shrines . すべての神社に到達しよう Remember this is still a wild forest so respect and beware of the animals in it . これはまだ野生の森であることを忘れないでください。

Thank Tudor C
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Visitors who want to see the shrine beautifully shrouded in show, please take heed as this may not be appropriate for young children during the colder months. If you're walking, the entrance to the trail is about 1Km (about 15mins walk or less) north from...More

Thank Shig31
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our hike from the lower Hokasha shrine , past the Chusa shrine up to upper Okusha Shrine. With the Autumn Colours of Koyo it was stunning. The Cryptomeria Tree lined path to the upper shrine is breathtaking. Easy day...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

This shrine is currently under renovation but to be honest, as per other reviews, it is about the journey to this shrine rather than the shrine itself. It's approx a 30-40minute walk from the bus stop and the last 20min is steps to the top...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

To be honest, the shrine on top of the hill is not that impressive. In fact, it's rather small and there are renovation works going on at the moment. So, don't expect too much. However, the way up to the shrine is quite lovely. We...More

Thank Philipp H
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Whilst the shire is just like any other shire, the walk into the shire from the carpark (approx 30 min walk one way) is the destination itself. The pathway is surrounded by extremely tall trees that are densely planted around. It is extremely quite and...More

Thank kevinyhli
Reviewed August 12, 2017

The shrine itself is nothing special but combined with the walk/climb it is an interesting and rewarding experience. One passes through a path lined with gigantic cedar trees and some smaller shrines. The last part of the climb is doable but not easy. Good for...More

Thank Stephan1954
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Too many of these around Nagano. How many do they need. This one quite a bus ride to get to and not cheap bus fare either.

Thank Bomoh
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Okusha locates deep in the forest, it takes you at least an hour to get there. It's an uphill path so it is quite demanding on one's physical condition and endurance. Despite the effort to pay, lots of tall trees were along the path. With...More

Thank edmundduck
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

this is a must-go site if you love the peaceful, spiritual and historical Japan. There are few shrines in that area, with over hundreds years of trees surround you. what an amazing place!!! u better stay a night in the accommodation nearby!!

Thank Viiiick
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Response from Calcy |
Take bus number 70 or 71 from Nagano Station in direction of Togakushi. Alight at Togakushi-Hokosha for the lower shrine (戸隠宝光社, 50 minutes, 1150 yen one way), Togakushi-Chusha for the middle shrine (戸隠中社, 60 minutes, 1250... More
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