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Ikuta Shrine, Kobe
(3.8/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Dedicated to the Shinto goddess Wakahirume, Ikuta Shrine stands as one of the oldest structures of its kind in the country. Thought to have its origins in the 3rd century, the shrine has survived the destruction of Japan's medieval-era civil wars and World War II. The classic architecture of swooped roofs, wooden pillars, and stone statues is accented by a red-and-gold color scheme. Enjoy some time outdoors by wandering the grounds and discovering the duck pond and pathways around the shrine. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ikuta Shrine by using our Kobe family vacation planner.
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  • Through various downtown and jumps a red Torii gate. With the right historical feeling are in good condition because there is currently ongoing and devout faith. Different spaces like is the wind rustling through the trees, adjacent to Grove of Dim. Than the precincts of the shrine. Love water divination and guests can enjoy sightseeing even.
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  • Dating back to the 3rd century, this is a treasure worth seeing. Be sure to walk through the "forest". It is beautiful and some of the trees are extremely old. 
  • We renovated shrine? As the parking lot is saying. However, that symbolize the Kobe Sannomiya shrine so be happy. Just below the Causeway has connected to Sannomiya Center Street. Next to West Gate are Tokyu hands, calendar and I thought on sushi for lunch and bought a toasted bread for breakfast. I think JR, Hankyu and Hanshin electric railway brought a lot of people come to Kobe, but little big car as good as the parking lot here. Many of the shops are called Kobe fashion from Sannomiya Center Street source is through city streets. Like Kobe is the shrine's Bout for the holidays, the busiest location, the parking is also should be considered as. Entering the grounds and in the "How is the bow? General parking? "Not good this is?. There were people walking on the road and just recently was as the Pokemon GO spot. I think that finally subdued it.
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  • Beautiful shrine in central Kobe. A short walk from JR/Hanshin/Hankyu Sannomiya stations, this is a must see stop for visitors. A small shrine compared to others, but very important and famous in Kobe. Destroyed in the 1995 Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake, it has been restored to original splendor.
  • Beautiful shrine in the heart of the city. We read in a previous review that there's a shortcut to the Kobe mosque through this shrine so we tried it, and yes it was. We also love the cleanliness and decent exterior of the shrine!
  • Clean and beautiful shrine...this can be shortcut to the Masjid Kobe.
  • It looks pretty nice but they turn the place into a car park at nights.
  • One of the most beautiful Shinto shrines in Kobe.