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Isaniwa Jinja, Matsuyama

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Following a climb up a long flight of rough stone steps, admire Isaniwa Jinja, a 17th-century structure built in the rare hachiman-zukuri style. According to legend, the shrine occupies the site where Emperor Chuai and Empress Jingu often bathed in one of the oldest hot springs in Japan. The shrine regularly hosts special events, including ceremonies like Shinto weddings and blessings of newborn children. Put Isaniwa Jinja and other Matsuyama attractions into our Matsuyama trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Climb the stairs and climb the steep stone steps from the front and it is, but I came from the temple, it was. Shrine was exhibited Mikoshi are in beautiful vermilion.
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  • Is a Shinto shrine on a hill walk from Dogo Onsen station 2-3 minutes to the East rises 135 steep stone steps made. Could not breathe for me is tempered by the usual stair ramps also cuts in mind at the feet, I go up and down. Japan big three has become one of the 8 structure and the reflected sunset in red-painted DW was impressive.
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  • Together with Ishitegi Temple a visit to Isaniwa Shrine is well worth it, not more than 700 meters from Dogo Onsen. The approach to the shrine is more daunting but easily doable, just take your time a...  more »
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  • Shrine enshrined to the Dogo hot springs near Dogo mountain the Emperor ojin. "Water-Hachiman shrine" and "Dogo Hachiman" is called. Shrine of Hachiman-zukuri in three cases and is an important cultural asset.
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  • Where the long stairs to walk, but it is the atmosphere. Breathing while climbing with a colorful shrine. I guess people in the Office today, so unfortunately not nokyo-sho.
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  • Keep up the stone steps, please climb. Looking back on the balcony, Dogo. Sangaku and are dedicated to the shrine, we admire the spirit of inquiry to the study of ancient people.
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  • Dogo Onsen station, walk about 7 minutes. Many say is a national treasure. It's down here carrying big Mikoshi Festival of autumn, while the fearful. Usually cats, and laid back. Shrine is gay in the Momoyama style. Parking lot or on the back.
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  • Views are good handrails is time alone in the middle to be chain unreliable one, no such high office is not
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