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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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  • 被日本人標榜一生必去一次的金刀比羅宮,特別推薦金黃色御守,沿途有不少商家可以於休憩。要登上奧社可需要極好的體力。  more »
  • Goods unfortunately in bad weather there, what, however, does not diminish the size and beauty of the plant. After the usual SouvenirLäden, you will enjoy of a vast temple complex. Well originally for sailors with a shrine for ships/ships/astronauts... There is also a horse temple with two real horses, which are unfortunately not well treated. Up at the top, it needs some Kondition...es rewarded the magnificent views of Kotohira.
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  • I went to 4/5. Got to JR Kotohira station is the time past 11 am. Finally cherry blossoms begin to bloom very good weather. I think it is very weekday many people goes back and forth. One step further up the stairs to climb and motomiya, okumiya. Very nice, the music is. It climbed past 80, and there were families with small children, but a little tight sometimes. Even eating noodles while drinking a beer at a noodle shop in Omotesando after you climb up ❗
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