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Kompira-gu Shrine, Kotohira-cho
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Climb the 785 steps to Kompira-gu Shrine, an ancient Shinto worship spot and popular pilgrimage destination. The strenuous uphill ascent attracts many Shinto devotees, who come to pay their respects to the spirit that protects sailors and fishermen. On the way up you'll encounter a variety of stores selling local delicacies and souvenirs. From the main shrine, situated halfway up Mount Zouzu, you can enjoy a panoramic view of the lush green surroundings, or you can continue to ascend 500 more steps to the inner shrine. Make Kompira-gu Shrine a part of your Kotohira-cho vacation plans using our Kotohira-cho travel itinerary planner.
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  • Golden ratio-for the first time were Mairi. While listening to the sound of bells at 6 am morning climb stone steps. Somewhere here, but carelessly climbed through dimly lit stairs just staring at the togakushi shrine, ishidate temple up without difficulty because it is different. Rethink it is the angle of the stone is hard I think... or hay in the middle of I wonder if you can come next time also? Finally, and pray to the inner sanctuary was. Good luck, was lit up. Took 2 hours but no staff still on the way home was yakudoshi in quiet prayer. Allow me to suggest recommended praying from 6 a.m. morning. From the invigorating feeling (o ^ ^ o)
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  • 這個是有名的景點,在於我們要走七百多級的梯階才能到達本宮。但是十分值得的,開始的起點有頗多的商舖,讓我們看到當地文化藝術品,沿途的風景優美,路旁的一樑一柱,欄杆,建築,都非常值得欣賞,慢慢走上去,其實也覺得十分累。 
  • And approach to getting up and happy, bright yellow letters of konpira-San. Idea and climb and climb up the stairs speaking of konpira-San anyway charges stairs to climb, climb 785 stone to hongu. 1368 stairs to climb until its first Ikari and it will, but we are of course to hongu. There are staff loans in approach beginning. Along the way so far, or what stage is interesting and I'm seeing too many steps, such as have to motomiya. Inclination of the last stair to the hongu is a sight to see. But is a nice sense of accomplishment when you climb it. Hill that was spread out beside the hongu, gazebo and you can enjoy the views. During the visit, we just did the wedding. Of course, we get yellow happy everything!
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