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Yohashira Shrine, Matsumoto

(3.6/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
The impressive wooden architecture of Yohashira Shrine provides shelter to numerous worshippers and tourists on the way to Matsumoto Castle. This small, well-kept Shinto shrine, surrounded by the main shopping area in town, offers access via a picturesque stone bridge and features numerous strange stone sculptures, such as sword-wielding warrior frog deities and guardian lions keeping watch over the area. You can see flute-playing worshippers or buy colorful souvenirs and charms. Put Yohashira Shrine at the forefront of your travel plans using our Matsumoto vacation planner.
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  • It came after a day of exploring Matsumoto Castle. This is a great shrine is dedicated to the God of the four. Was poked food without pigeons to be wary at all.
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  • We found of chance with this shrine Shinto, that is beside the River, and the truth is that we liked much. It is open, without any wall or fence so you can wander through the grounds at any time of the day. Has much charm, especially because when were we began the redness of them leaves typical of the autumn.
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  • This Shrine and area are just a short 7/8 minute walk from castle and worth wandering by on your way to or from. Nothing outstanding by Japanese Shrine standards, but like all of Matsumoto has a very ...  more »
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  • nice view from the river
  • Famous TV psychics had previously introduced as in the shrine's most recommended. Matsumoto Castle, a beautiful shrine.
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  • Very cute inserted into the cityscape
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  • Is a Shinto shrine located in navata in Matsumoto. From that enshrines the heaven light other 4 God from Meiji Shrine, be respected as the 4 pillar shrine.
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  • So the God of marriage ❗ who could have come come freshly to the 4 pillar shrine to please ❗ in the 40's love fulfilled my good friend ❕ I was married to ❕ absolute blessings. 🎵 no doubt 🎵 now ❗ pilgrimage to a shrine will would be ❕
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