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Kirishima Shrine, Kirishima
(4.2/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
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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  • 自駕到這裡原是希望嘗紅葉,可惜已落下不了,但剩下的紅葉也是美美的, 在神宮掛了許願牌,還向御神木許了個願,希望能實現吧!值得一提的是,這裡原來也是欣賞日落的好地方,可遠眺櫻島火山,有一種淡泊寧的感覺,雖然紅葉已落下不少,怛也能想像開滿紅葉時的美景,值得一遊! 
  • Kagoshima airport arrival, visited in the rental car. It would be good to go after that, ibusuki, Kagoshima City, near the airport, so the first visit.
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  • Please the hurricanes went try Fortune ish at power spots like, it seems each wavelength with their access to Kirishima-Jingu station went from Kagoshima Chuo express Kirishima, Kirishima near by bus to a local cell phone reception and souvenir shops near the bus stop where to dine and (in Kirishima hot springs, famous foot immersion pose and dirty if you) Tourism Association previous shrine near foot or I think, but I did not first from distance away from the main stairs are steep ( Ochiba cleaning or late autumn in Kagoshima was busy) I have no joyous hand was pestered with weddings, but exotic feel wearing Korean hanbok one group who, in the Korea good impression has mixed feelings about going too far in your am amazed at the size of the sacred tree. Is much higher shrine was my power I can get like the color bright in red illumination, is a beautiful contrast with the mountain behind the grandeur is no base left is Kagura shrine when I woke up feeling, but for weddings? Pattern right next to traffic for prayer, so put the car was pretty much feel the history where there are ancient, kameishi. Scaffolding Walther not so careful hookah Lei Mitarai River may fall under, though Kirishima River, kameishi Kirishima Jingu Shrine wonders is because there are a lot of attractions was the legend that Mitarai River is dry until April, from 11-12-ordinary everyday (lol) come to absolute programmes
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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.