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Atsuta Jingu, Nagoya

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.2/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web
An auspicious Shinto site, Atsuta Jingu draws 9 million annual visitors who come to pay respect to its imperial history and marvel at its many relics and treasures. Emperor Keiko, who reigned between 71 and 130 CE, established the shrine to house a legendary sword that was one of three key pieces of Japan's imperial regalia. Today, the buildings house over 4,000 relics and items of cultural and historical significance. Check ahead to see if your visit overlaps with one of the many festivals and events hosted at the shrine. Use our Nagoya vacation route planner to arrange your visit to Atsuta Jingu and other attractions in Nagoya.
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  • Visited chest considerable expectation from staff and not enough feeling something. Access is good for a visit early in the morning and people are scattered in and around I did not like that again. I was not so good was awarded. There was much in the National Shrine with an atmosphere made more humbling, even within the narrow.
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  • Just listen to once upon a time was Michael Ballack, funny, but now I will know who do not know, so nothing remains. In this area here is exceptional.
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  • Nearby there is something that somehow he will come here. There are burial mounds, Swan Park (garden of Japan), Nagoya Gakuin Swan school, Chapel, International Conference Hall
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  • Ah nice quiet and peaceful shrine to visit if you happen to stop by Nagoya. I found occasionally they have traditional weddings here so if you're lucky, you may be able to see one.
  • I'm foreigner came here to see legendary Kusanagi sword but it's no display , anyway this place still very nice and so calm surround by very old trees
  • The park around the shrine is huge, and quite peaceful. You can approach many of the most sacred places where the most important deities of Japanese shinto religion are enshrined, and throw water on a stone to get your wish granted. You won't see much of the main shrine except parts of the roof as it is enclosed behind two wooden wall belts, and only the outer belt's main gate is open. It's all clear pine wood and some gold, but very simple and pure style. Also they split the grounds in areas white stones and black stones.
  • Make sure to try the udon here. It's across from he museum in the center of the park.
  • Ancient place, but the Shrine could do much more of a complete restoration. If feels more like a business than a holy place because of the stands and wedding centers.
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