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Izusan Jinja Shrine, Atami
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A Shinto place of worship believed to have been built in the fifth century BCE, Izusan Jinja Shrine boasts several national treasures, such as a deep blue and gold-painted heart sutra, and many intricately executed statues of deities. Overlooking the entire town, the shrine features an exquisite vermilion-colored fountain with a red and a white dragon spewing water into it. Enno Ozuno, the father of mountaineering asceticism, and Kukai, the father of the Shingon School, reportedly trained here. Although the shrine can be reached by car, you can challenge yourself by climbing the stone stairs--837 of them--along a scenic path lined by cherry and yuzu trees. A visit to Izusan Jinja Shrine represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Atami trip builder to plot your vacation.
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  • Is the Shinto and Buddhism separation earlier was operated by temple shrine. Is a Shinto shrine was jointly operated by Tendai and Shingon is the story so far, it is very unusual and bad relations. Historically quite common. Before the Edo period, more than three times the precinct (Temple), in the heart of the Temple of the three is Izu shrine and enshrined not was is. Currently the temple is staying away from rest Izu shrine only Chinese Academy of. Is beside the main building of the shrine was originally, is elderly and elementary school is its location. After two unusual points, biography and Dragon Red Dragon and White Dragon is the Hall one water has gone out for both the Dragon's mouth. Another unusual thing that nokyo-sho character is thick and, though nokyo Temple-Sho is wrong. You may find it useful to use the bus from Atami Station access to the shrine. Immediately in front of the bus and the Shinto shrine visit to a shrine road. Followed by just the long, steep stairs. Stair steeper of two hills of Mount Takao in Hachiōji Causeway twice for me I feel. You can recommend also walk on foot along the sea from Atami Station weather permitting. Eliminated without hesitation because it is the base one way. Police station and walk 25 minutes 135 Highway along the coast in the direction of Yugawara, Izu shrine and carved stone because it left and walk up the steep slope. On the way to the right you will see elementary school. Torii appear and proceed. Izu shrine, hongu is at the top of the mountain and along the way have us in the middle. Round up and has hiking trails around. In addition, Museum (charges apply) is located next to the main hall, precious relics are on display. The collection is a small museum, but valuable and rare. Just showcased the authentic, not replica. There is kinda disappointing. There are more staff. After watching through detailed discussions begin. It is important that are asked about comments so seriously. Describes the place suitable for return under the sit. Since the move, such as wax moment mistake. The view from the square at the back is the best said the back of the Hall. Located on a hill overlooking Atami Ocean. Located hatsushima Island the right look, weather permitting. Chinese hospital is 5 minutes walk, foot. Might want to relax your feet slowly and I am tired of Atami beach can be seen from the foot. Legs-fuki is equipped for a washcloth.
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  • Were accommodated at the hotel near the shrine of walks, went ago the check-out. Surprisingly from the sacred Nagi tree was only the end of 11 months, but he found plenty of fruit. I think wearing shoes and sometimes in unfortunate rain finished only in visits to the shrine, but next time ask, from hiking trails to motomiya-ask.
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  • By of Minamoto no Yoritomo and Hojo child hovers over the ASE, the shrine has the effect love. Views of the Atami is on a hill, so spread out before one's eyes is great!
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  • Sticker SBS Radio got 2 Dragon shrine in this topic and one I'm told celebrities... details not want to write shortly after another worshipper there. Souvenirs here sticker is worth to adults!! murmur of prayer is located in Cypress from at least 5,000 yen in Atsugi-city water from old idle Kyoko Koizumi dedicated infinity (Izu shrine original souvenirs with) the parking gate, Torii, but this must-see! nice your doing here even the celebrities who's likable motomiya takes 1 hour hike on foot from under-fired up if you would like to up the stairs from the Orange LINE below the trailhead motomiya under, over the top until Ichige Yoshie w Petite climbing please enjoy it! (and by the way I hate stairs ichige Yoshie, I profess I) start at the Midwinter, and less than 20 minutes to fleece sweat going and
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  • It is the local people. Small "now" child who dedicated a red Torii gate made from operation of the shrine is went wrong. The shrine is what did with due formality kinomiya shrine Shinto shrine and Mishima shrine. And get around in the right-to-I there is air.
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  • It is famous as the source of the early 挙兵. Cut to climb beyond the 800 stage approach stairs from the coast, but then will wait a quiet environment and magnificent views! Nokyo-sho offers awarded between 9-16. Taxi from Atami Station is a 10 min 1000 yen.
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  • Tremendous power spot is ❕ ❕ ❕ always arrive to rise from the parking lot and so did not visit said shrine was visited to source the early Toyotomi Hideyoshi Tokugawa Ieyasu took 3 warlords Oda Nobunaga assassinated by Akechi Mitsuhide's known quite a long staircase is as Lin 突ki抜kemasu of the body upright, the air here will always buy the amulet in a pinch on the verge of being helped will heart out bus from Atami Station taxi but not so far away
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  • I wanted to motomiya-if I have time. In nokyo-sho book cool!!
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