Isaniwa Shrine, Matsuyama

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Following a climb up a long flight of rough stone steps, admire Isaniwa Shrine, 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 Shrine into our Matsuyama tour itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  •  From Dogo Onsen STA. on the straight road, stone steps, the sanctuary is impressive. The shrine of Hachiman visited unfortunately renovation is the Tower on the Hill was covered in white cloth. Visit the temple on this day: ISA Haier entered from the other side of the shrine, the shrine. Stamp was type written beforehand. Wedding is just a pure white dress bride riding a rickshaw through the slope of the water shrine ISA range to the shrine. Tourists had been sent blessings.
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  • Dogo Onsen station walk straight to the East, arriving long stairs to climb to the top. Not fenced where the celebrations can look very good. Is a stunning red walls, thatched roof
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  • It is a very beautiful building. Go up the long stairs from Dogo, and stands in the quiet and beautiful. Note that sometimes the marriage ceremony, hit that day, you are lucky. Of course am lame legs from the next car at installing. Different and go up to the mountain air, new in mind body tenses.
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  • It was a nice temple to watch the sunset from. It is a bit of a steep walk up a hill which is nice. The overall temple is well decorated and maintained and is close to Dogo Onsen.
  • Nice shrine with great view. I also got Goshuin
  • Nice little temple, very photogenic.
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  • Dogo Onsen shrine. Don't get off tetsu道 station after the stone looks so easily is the place. Take at your own pace is quite steep stone steps, but the take. I think Kai climbed, the Matsuyama Castle and Dogo Onsen area overlook the shrines on the Summit, so out of breath. Suggest look at before taking a bath at Dogo hot spring is no larger shrine, space precinct was no switch or what. It might become more effective than anywhere.
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Where to stay in Matsuyama

You'll find hotels and other accommodations dotted across the center of Matsuyama, with the Nibancho district northeast of the main train station offering perhaps the greatest variety. From high rise-hotels to side-street hostels and guesthouses, the area offers accommodations to suit a range of budgets and styles, close to all the amenities and attractions around Shiroyama Park. Farther northeast, the area around Dogo Onsen offers a number of hotels with onsite onsen (traditional Japanese spas).
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