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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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Where to stay in Okayama

As a busy transit area, Okayama offers many places to stay, with most of them in the mid-range category and a few catering to luxury-conscious tourists. Large numbers of modern mid-range hotels and budget accommodations are located to the west of the railway station, in the neighborhoods of Ekimaecho and Honmachi heading towards the Asahi River. There are many capsule hotels around the station, and some nearby internet cafes also offer budget overnight stays. Traditional "ryokan" (guesthouses) and youth hostels cluster around nearby Kurashiki.
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  • This is a shrine well worth a visit, if you are staying in nearby Okayama. From platform 10, the local train takes about 20 minutes to reach Kibitsu station Turn left out of the station, turn right at...  more »
  • This is one of the sightseeing spots related to the Momotaro legend. I feel comfortable in visiting this place. In the 10 minutes' walk to this place, there were already two old men trying to help me ...  more »
  • A must go if you are in the area. there is a long wooden corridors and a few traditional shrine buildings. There's also a traditional archery place next to the wooden corridor, you may see some studen...  more »
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  • 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.
  • 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。
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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