Kibitsu Jinja, Okayama

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Architecture enthusiasts will not want to miss Kibitsu Jinja, the sole example of Kibitsu-Zukuri style architecture. Observe the structure's unique gabled roof, huge wooden pillars, and ornate metal fixings. Take a walk along the 400 m (1,312 ft) covered corridor that traverses the grounds. Don't miss the cedar tree in the serene gardens, reputedly 1,000 years old. Put Kibitsu Jinja and other Okayama attractions into our Okayama holiday planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • August 13, 2017
    Mother China Cardinality to momotaro in the future need to visit to JI because central theme the story of momotaro shrine of equipment and Tianjin. Shrine-Zaventem 10-15 min walk from Ji Jin stands approximately needs equipment, international right is the real test of all these in mid-summer. Shrine covers 遼 闊, long corridor has been thought important cultural 財. Shrine of model courses are also very special, 幫 people still pray that cars Christmas Ceremonies.
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  • August 9, 2017
    10 minutes from kibituhiko Shrine on bicycles. Climb the stone steps, worthy shrine and shrine there. It is indeed a national treasure. Walked the corridor is longer than expected, was excellent. Ebisu shrine, Kumano hongusha shrine, and many attractions. Was satisfied.
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  • August 4, 2017
    corridor is more than 300 m was a sight to see. You could safely shrine to her wheelchair is uphill along the corridor but managed to climb up. Peony Garden season a small gap that had withered because. Foreign tourists to either fortune for English was available!
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  • October 26, 2013
    Kibitsu Jinja is one of the oldest shrines in western Japan. The main building is a massive traditional thatched roof. Well worth half an hour of your time.
  • June 23, 2017
    吉備津神社是位在日本岡山縣岡山市的神社。為式內社、備中國一宮、舊社格為官幣中社。吉備總鎮守。傳聞的桃太郎恭奉在此。
  • June 15, 2017
    Shrine of the momotaro legend. From Okayama station on the JR kibi line Soja to ride 4 stops so you can feel free to. Hydrangea blooming beautifully. Corridor was stunning.
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  • April 21, 2017
    Is the main large kibitsuhiko (oochivitshikonomicoto) is not reported building style kibitsu c legs he said was built in is visited for the first time and new year's day and the parking lot is full ground is brimming over with worshippers today relies on the new year's holiday, located in Okayama Prefecture, a national treasure of building 2 (kibitsu & leave the Valley School) is away from the way NARA to see visitors are astonished by the rabbit as a vestibule is House Bill 2 is designated national treasure built in 1425 during the Muromachi period in the middle of honden and haiden in national treasure angle DW 雄壮 Grand in Beautiful roof for warping up greatly remained very impressed also did a lot of names began the main hall used in Shinto shrine of first designated as a cultural property of the country consisting of 3 buildings and 1 pair of wooden lion statue of komainu statues in the Temple around the historic cultural heritage of many interspersed with corridor, just pray at the shrine thing a great charm beauty shrine ❗
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  • June 28, 2017
    Recently, more and more developed and the growing number of tourists from overseas. You can enjoy the scenery of the four seasons. Walk across the kibi Nakayama because I live near the kibituhiko shrine, is visited.
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