Kashihara Shrine, Kashihara

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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. Work out when and for how long to visit Kashihara Shrine and other Kashihara attractions using our handy Kashihara vacation planner.
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  • October 2, 2017
    Is a Shinto shrine in Nara Prefecture shrines and sacred Emperor jinmu. Worshippers can worship in a surprisingly low, many feel.
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  • October 2, 2017
     The founding of Japan, Emperor jimmu ascended the land. Standing in the vast space was covered with white gravel through the long Causeway and passing kando, a solemn shrine.  Highlights also the picture scroll of the Takeshi Emperor one generation record is displayed in the Northern Corridor. This is handy if you're in a quite relaxed, even the back street, through the North Gate, surrounded by green space, go to the Takeshi Emperor ling,.
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  • September 30, 2017
    Blessed with great weather that autumn day on Saturday, Kashihara-Jingu Shrine for the first time. I'd imagined and surely many worshippers, surprisingly sparse. You could explore the environment slowly. Managed two large Torii gate, to the spacious grounds grounds. Until the death of one generation scroll from the birth of the Emperor had been posted.
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  • January 1, 2017
    A national shrine, as opposed to a local shrine, worshipping the Emperor -- Aesthetically symbolic. Overstaffed when most of the time not much happens here. Other than during special national events, rather quiet, dry, detached, uninteresting. Did not have a welcoming spirit. There are much nicer local shrines and temples elsewhere,
  • October 14, 2016
    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.
  • August 15, 2016
    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.
  • March 2, 2017
    Beginning from Miyazaki, where the emperor began.
  • July 10, 2017
    When you visit 2 times, cats and dogs ☔ was ️. Resting and relaxing both body and mind! In buying the talismans, 拙 of Kappa was whats the packaging carefully.
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