Mitsumine Shrine (Chichibu), Chichibu

Head deep into the forest and atop Mt. Mitsumine to find Mitsumine Shrine (Chichibu), often described as one of Japan's most beautiful mountain shrines. The serene sanctuary sits 1,102 m (3,615 ft) above sea level, with tall old cedar trees enveloping the surroundings. Find three beautifully decorated areas, which make up the holy place-- the historic, main, and remote worship halls. Find the latter deep in the forest where you can also take in spectacular views of the thick canopy of trees below. By using our Chichibu holiday planning app , you can arrange your visit to Mitsumine Shrine (Chichibu) and other attractions in Chichibu.
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  • I wanted to worship at some point, but the road to Okuchichibu was very far away, and I went out to worship with a dog on a weekday after the 6/11 (Tuesday) rain. When you arrive at the parking lot by a comfortable drive without traffic jams, "Reiwa will not be allowed to visit with your pet from July 1, the new year" I did not know that this was the shrine of the Mountain Dog Faith, which enshrined The Oguchi Shinjin, who played a guide role in the mountains with allegiance to the same Japanese takeshi shrine in Okutama. I thought that it was good to be able to accomplish the visit with the dog, but it was a complicated thought like being said the decrease of manners of the dog dog. The large parking lot was also rattled on this day by the rain until the early morning, and first of all, i disturbed the visitor center on the right side of the stairs. When you enter the building, you will find a line of stuffed animals living in Okuchichibu. The kind is also left, but the tension paper of "Please touch it" is left. I was impressed by the exhibition where i could feel the difference in the hair level of animals. If you go through mitsutorii and follow the approach lined with giant cedar trees, you will go further to the mountain gate of Mt. Mimine on your left.
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  • The first Mimine Shrine was crowded with more people than I thought, and it was introduced well on TV, but it was very powerful and felt splendid when I actually saw it! I thought that there was more than I thought there was a bronze statue of Yamato-Takel and there was a statue of Yamato takel from the mountain very beautifully, and the gourmet which was only in Mimine Shrine was very delicious besides.
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  • It is a shrine with a history of about 1900 years in the mimine mountain of the old Otaki village, and it becomes the climbing point of Mt. Unkiri, and there are a lot of people because autumn leaves are beautiful, and there are a lot of worshippers now as a power spot and a holiday.
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  • Beautiful shrine atop a hill, with beautiful views into the valley.
  • so peaceful i didn't want to leave it was heavenly
  • A fabulous 1900 year old Shinto shrine complex in the Chichibu mountains with an interesting history.
  • Wonderful place. Enjoyed walking through the jungle and the sceneries were outstanding. Naturally beautiful place with rhododendrons blossoms 😍😍
  • It is a quaint shrine with a fine view. I could not wish it, but one of the power spots.
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