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Kirishima Shrine, Kirishima
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At Kirishima Shrine, explore the "realm where gods once descended." Once located at the foot of Mount Takachiho-no-mine, this Shinto refuge suffered repeated destruction from volcanic eruptions. The current shrine, last reconstructed in 1715, rests surrounded by tall pine trees and ranks as an Important Cultural Property of Japan. Examine the traditional Japanese architectural style, where vermilion lacquered columns and joists stand decorated with richly colored reliefs. Visit the 800-year-old sacred pine tree, believed to have powers to answer prayers. In fall, forest leaves blend with the shrine, creating a harmonious and vibrant scene. Stop by the tourist information office at the entrance for help and guidance. Put Kirishima Shrine at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kirishima trip generator.
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  • Famous as a spot of romance, there were many tourists. And surrounded by nature, orange-red, such as the environment was really stands out.
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  • You'll lose the ranch from Miyazaki Takachiho Kirishima Jingu. This section of the child to grow up to be well studied in the famous shrine. Step into the entrance of the parking lot and, of course, is free. This section is very large and takes quite a bit of time with everything comes round. But a lot of people who are looking for a child's return under an aura study is a gentleman officer also quite beautiful.
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  • It is a shrine story written in the Kojiki Chronicles Japan Chronicles Japan creation of a deeper relationship. Collect prices in the name of the shrine. Beautiful temples of the vermilion-lacquered in the Woods, there are spectacular. Good parking facilities, visits even more easier. Within your sacred tree (Cedar) is your fine.
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  • Beautiful shrine, though a bit difficult to find out the parking which is right there..Just keep going strait..Beautiful view of the mountains...
  • very good place to visit, not many people and cars, car park is enough. But its hard to drive here
  • Fantastic Shrine. Must see.
  • very nice shrine with a good story of ryouma san go up with your car because it's 10min walking up if you park downhill many people, 800 year old tree, nice atmosphere
  • Beautiful park! Nice temple.