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Hiyoshi Taisha, Otsu

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Hiyoshi Taisha shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Ōtsu, Shiga, Japan. This shrine is one of the Twenty-Two Shrines.The West Hall of Worship and the East Hall of Worship have been designated by the Agency for Cultural Affairs as National Treasures in the category shrines. This shrine heads the seventh largest shrine network in Japan, at about 4,000 shrines.Enshrined gods Ōnamuchi ŌyamakuiHistoryHiyoshi Taisha was first recorded in Kojiki, written in the 8th century. In the Middle Ages, the Enryaku-ji temple influenced the shrine to include some Buddhist essence.The buildings of the shrine were burnt when Oda Nobunaga destroyed Enryaku-ji in 1571. The existing buildings were constructed in the last quarter of the 16th century.
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  • I worship at the holidays at the end of January. A few days before the snow was still pretty roof of the shrine and shrine. Arrive at the gate about 10 minutes ' walk from Sakamoto station of Keihan railway, red. In that worship the monkey God as a Messenger of God and going to Nishi-hongan-real monkey. The okumiya stairs way in the area of Higashi-honganji Temple Nishimoto shrine area from there. In the okumiya is about 1 km away, but very demanding uphill. Impact underfoot snow too, despite the winter 汗bamiまshita. Okumiya is not large DW, unfinished building was fine. In addition, the view of Lake Biwa from here was awesome.
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  • Friends have been invited. Very big and cute monkey paper fortune of gold. Entertainer also street performers doing, very good.
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  • West shrine gate and under the eaves wooden Monkey [monkey God (Masaru)-demon leave-better than anything else-of blessings] know that I visited (reference: there is made of tile materials on the roof of the temple near the Church and a monkey). To come here and always pray Higashi-honganji Temple and Palace Nishimoto: Nishimoto Palace was to go would be looking up at 4 corners and under the eaves of the main gate (different from the monkey pose 4 corners respectively) is recommended. Also recommended is Higashi-honganji Temple of Nishi hongan-Hiyoshi Taisha Shrine visited shrines all over Japan in around the main shrine is enclosed in a waterway that would like this example only here Hiyoshi Taisha Shrine since come around the main waterways. By drawing this water are questioned on the edge of this shrine is a definite tradition of Omiya River has been sacred purification and was said to mean the barrier in. Of Hiyoshi mitsuhashi (Omiya bridge, hashirii bridge, two Palace bridge three countries and an important cultural asset) famous I recommend you can compare for yourself Hiyoshi mitsuhashi is felt the most beautiful shape with the atmosphere surrounded by MOSS Omiya bridge near 西受 with as individuals and found my favorite. More in Hiyoshi Taisha Shrine area viewable anō United masonry stone walls are so many places of tourist attractions.
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  • Probably the only shrine in Japan which charges for an entrance fee. But after 4:30 pm, it is free! :D Sometimes there is an art exhibition.
  • Grand Shrine makes it convenient since it is directly connected to Kyoto via Route 47. They only charge 300 yen for the entrance.
  • Quite a large religious complex, on Mt Hie, between Kyoto and Shiga . There are 3 famous stone bridges , temples..there is also a golden rock ( catches the sun at dawn ) at the top of the mountain ..I have never made it that far ...If you go past the main hall there is also a small river with a bridge and a soba restaurant overlooking a large waterfall...nice if you want to eat with the sound of rushing water ....
  • Inspector Farida table kimon ensconced in Mt. Hiei patron, Kyoto's venerable Shinto shrine. It is a shrine Sanno faith more than 3,000 across the country. Walk from Keihan Sakamoto, entered from the West Gate. 300 yen. Environment is fairly broad, so hurry and I think Nishimoto Palace can all have just as good, and you'd like to see better access. And God the monkey in the middle. Mikoshi's privately held usually in designated. In 2016, 11, and 12 year of the monkey festival only Ikki left the shrine. Please take a look at upstream Hak Hee near there in the middle of. It is delicious. Heard from a long time ago, monks of Enryaku-ji visited here is not met. Triangular Daishi good sources customers are walking from the Dharma temple near the West Gate of the rose.
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  • Today, the Hiyoshi Taisha Shrine in Shiga Prefecture, came to visit. Older women sit and stand ago the Office on the South side, had been accepted. Appearance at that time, as she looked at the dictionary and a few seconds we close the page, give the face, or not and per person? The question after the brochure toss change 700 yen Palm lightly tossed, pass the. In this grade as a shrine and dignity you down. It is a pity that the ruthless. Incidentally through the opposite side accepting before and was put out something from women, but only content.
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