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Kashihara Shrine, Kashihara
(4.2/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Set in a well-preserved forest sanctuary at the foot of Mount Unebi, Kashihara Shrine represents the place where the first Japanese emperor ascended the throne. The popular Shinto shrine's campus provides space for large gatherings; you may also visit the gong and watch locals performing thai chi. The current building was constructed in 1889. The site houses food shops inside, and it is only a 10-minute walk from the railway station. Plan to see Kashihara Shrine and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kashihara vacation generator.
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  • I joined here made a special visit events. I had just put up near the main hall inaccessible, have visited Wen hua, an important cultural property in, beautifully appointed, and gratuitous garden show was insufficient, and usually in a location will be a special experience.
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  • It is a serene Shinto shrine and the creation of the Meiji era that is spacious. Still I felt a mysterious, beautiful green mountains in the back
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  • Cherry blossoms in bloom visited in late March and staff visits. Music is in the feeling of an expansive approach slowly from the first gate. Service is good and also the description panel of the life of the emperor.
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  • Visited this shrine in April 2016 when they had the Jinmu Festival - a superb evening production of laser-light performances on the roof of the main shrine! There's a tented food stall that sells udon noodles, etc. while you sit and wait for the evening show to start. Nestled in a vast, tranquil park and only a 10-min walk from the JR station.
  • One of the most famous shrines in the country. Grand, beautiful, historic; what else could you ask for. If you are in the area, you must go.
  • Not only to stop the bicycle stand is not a parking spot sign. Planet stopping is not allowed. There is resting with a roof, and vending machines in your environment. Really liked the atmosphere here in clear air.
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  • Jingu-feel the greatness. In a relatively new shrine Meiji era, was built in a part of the policy. However, you are in the land of the Takeshi Emperor famous. With stand ready to go to the end of the year.
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  • It is derived from the time-honored referred to this shrine in Nara Japan's first emperor jimmu Tenno shrine for about 130 years ago, built a shrine.  So can come near in the Kintetsu NARA or a little to the South but good transport links.  I come to this place, and pass through the gate and indescribably atmosphere.  Closes the mind, or rather solemn and so is the atmosphere.  Neighborhood and uncheck the time of cherry blossoms in April will come many worshippers at the new year, new year's day, but this time I will not immediately until the environment can enter. Feel like watching enters eyes large empty building is blessed with great weather on this day is just the same old people and scenery is just me? ~
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