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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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  • Nawate Street entrance. I love autumn, I took a lot of pictures. There were many families was 753 times. Easy to walk in between the train station and Matsumoto on Matsumoto on process.
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  • I came across this shrine as I was walking to the castle after having gone too far to the East and it was a nice surprise after the busy, modern city life. The shrine is set back off a pathway and its...  more »
  • It is a very quiet end of the Matsumoto Castle from Matsumoto station in Matsumoto city temples and shrines. A lot of small shops built around fun stroll and see. Frog statues and monuments there.
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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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