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Kinomiya Shrine, Atami

(4.2/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Come and take a walk around the sacred Kinomiya Shrine, a Shinto shrine nestled in an area of dense woodland. Dedicated to the Shinto god of fortune and luck, the shrine centers around a large camphor tree, believed to be more than 2000 years old. Pilgrims believe that one walk around the tree's 24 m (78 ft) round trunk will extend their life by one year, as well as aiding recovery from sickness. Pass around the sacred tree, and admire its natural majesty, which has inspired so many stories and positive beliefs. With our international travel planner, Atami attractions like Kinomiya Shrine can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I visited a long time. Compared to the previous copy method to take every other Smartphone or a cafe, I was surprised. And in the sheer numbers of people. It is is kinomiya station, walk 10 minutes from Atami Station. Visit buy a charm. And camphor trees, round up and around. I hope they remain indefinitely. Without wasting light to night Spotlight seems to have done, but you live on trees to let him rest you want-so I will.
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  • Lauraceae and of the Atami travel when stopped. Atami is excellent I think feet are worse because there are steep hills and stairs, such as root and confirm. Japan big cinnamomum camphora was cloudy and rainy in a fantastic, good, but when is good, have you seen somewhat impressed with was. Bought the amulet, but the facility is large and very easy to navigate.
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  • Many who visit the spot kinomiya shrine spur, was the parking lot was full. Parking place will improve more, safe. Filming spots for Instagram ✨ the Nice plum tea service ticket using Atami seaside spa & resort (^ ^)
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  • Very calm and peaceful place , just loved the entire stretch till the main shrine , very nicely done surrounding adding to the calmness of this place, lots of orange fishes adds to the Beauty of this place in a waterbody just besides the shrine staircase, overall a great place to be at. We went kids and trust me the kids had a great time watching the fishes
  • One of the loveliest shrines I know. The shrine is for a camphor tree that is over 2 thousand years old. The tree is beautiful and people say for everytime you walk around it you will add a year to your life. The entire shrine is vibrant and well kept. There are many photo opportunities. This shrine has shrine maidens who sometimes dance with fans in from of the tree. When I was there I also hear lots of beautiful traditional music being played by the shrine attendants. There are also some nice areas with orange tori gates that are great for pictures. At night the area around the tree was lit with lantetns and I half expected to see the spirits if the forest come out of hiding to enjoy the beauty of the scene. I would definitely add this to my trip while visiting Atami. There was also an impressive amount of information available in English.
  • Attractive, atmospheric place. Tends to be overcrowded on weekends.
  • Nice but small one
  • Lovely small shrine.