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Hakusan Shrine (Heisenji-Hakusan Shrine), Katsuyama
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  • Is a Shinto shrine has a history of 1300 years. Bus want to go because it was close to the bus stop. Free parking is also pretty close to. Parked the car at the parking lot nearest the head office until 10 minutes from Sannomiya back until 係rimashita another 10 minutes. 3-宮手 ago the tombstone of Kusunoki masashige. Pass through the gate in the cedar forest, a medieval feel peace of mind I couldn't say.
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  • And over in the morning, went on tour with them 附kete Guide, have seen slow but so was the great religious cities here really was amazing. It was really sorry and had all burnt in the riot. "Mahoroba" listen to explain further, I wanted to see more slowly. It is now nothing of the shrines and temples and interesting.
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  • Guide it's visited by the Guide. Seems to be the remains of the priest at the entrance of the Causeway became the origin of the name of the tojinbo "tojinbo" wells. Is in a gentle atmosphere there, main (?) Do not climb the steep front steps. On both sides of the Causeway and covered with MOSS, is a beautiful garden. Seen all in a matter of hours, but seems to be quite extensive grounds.
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  • For the moss lovers, this shrine can't be missed. Personally, I loved it, it's among the 10 best religious places I have ever visited and surprisingly, it's quiet and relaxing... I wonder even why it's free, maybe because this place is really about the gods?
  • It is a beautiful Moss shrine. It is one of the 3 Baba's shrine. Pond taicho met shirayama Hime Okami is a power spot. Refreshed we don't and feel hot. Temple is so very slowly.
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  • From Katsuyama station then went on foot from Sannomiya to mahoroba, bicycle rental. Until the mahoroba slope from below mabashi is very steep, even though power-assisted electric rather tired. Recommended bus or taxi is not their strength. Mahoroba is spacious climbing destination.
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  • It is Hakusan shrine he once declined due to riot, but once was priest of 6,000 (8,000 and are according to wikipedia!). Originally was 'the temple', but was renamed "shrine" and due to riot. An enthusiast of the faith at the time. Wells is said to come out of tojinbo is a descended goddess in the premises and Mitarai pond (mitaraiike) and the rice bran and Hakusan Sanja likened the covered gate, where sacred places are everywhere. Also, moss grows all over the place and, coupled with a quiet environment, mystical feelings quietly see. Stamps AR apps, wifi is excellent. Suggest a location does not want to be overrun, but want everyone to know that.
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  • A magnificent Moss garden. Sea Moss 45000 square meters. Also searching for glory in a mountain thousands of ruined temple at ikko in 1574. Soldiers have was dreams later. Ryotaro Shiba, "Echizen kojidan" going along the street.
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