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Buried Shrine Gate, Kagoshima

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
3.8/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web
Imagine the sheer force of nature at Buried Shrine Gate, an entrance to a Shinto temple buried 2 m (6 ft) under volcanic ash for over a century. The powerful eruption of Mount Sakura in 1914 catapulted ash and pumice 7 km (4.5 mi) into the air, creating a 2 m (6.6 ft) high ash deposit in a single night, and leaving only 1 m (3.3 ft) of the gate still visible above the ground. The lava also covered an entire village of 687 houses, whose roofs stayed visible above the ground. Use our Kagoshima vacation route planner to add Buried Shrine Gate and other attractions to your Kagoshima vacation plans.
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  • You could feel the fury of volcanic ash, was understood in the story, but looking at this... And Torii are filled so far. Next junior high school, and there is a parking lot next to it. Car rental shop I said Uncle free, look good and get 100 yen and box were placed.
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  • It is located on the back of the area overlooking the main Kagoshima City of Sakura-jima tourism. Torii gate is located next to the elementary school are buried in volcanic ash about 8%. Have excellent toilets with free parking across the street without knowing it was parked car your estates elementary school order looks like. Abandoned vehicle, have been not been paved parking fee (¥ 100) is (price's system into installation box). Main body of Sakura-Jima and inconvenient location, so don't go by car and good time in Los Angeles. If cars have side of Sakura-jima? Thought it might point you may stop traveling.
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  • It was gone less than imagined. Beside this Torii, a small Shack (? ) Only. Parking is available in front of the Torii gate.
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