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Hiyoshi Taisha, Otsu

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Hiyoshi Taisha is a Shinto shrine located in Ōtsu, Shiga, Japan. This shrine is one of the Twenty-Two Shrines. Hiyoshi Shrine, also known as Hiyoshi jinja or Hie jinja.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.The shrine became the object of Imperial patronage during the early Heian period. In 965, Emperor Murakami ordered that Imperial messengers were sent to report important events to the guardian kami of Japan. These heihaku were initially presented to 16 shrines; and in 991, Emperor Ichijō added three more shrines to Murakami's list. Three years later in 994, Ichijō refined the scope of that composite list by adding Umenomiya Shrine and Gion Shrine, which is now known as Yasaka Jinja.
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  • God monkey awarded products there in the Hiyoshi Taisha. Featured as "God monkey mikuji' silly monkey-shaped Fortune appears to pull a string, Masaru's ass red choose from cute Masaru-San line like Masaru-San. Leave "God monkey protect' magic is the most typical and Masaru says nothing beats the charm the other is there power more than anything else.
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  • Hiyoshi Taisha Torii main street toward cable-Sakamoto station from Hieizan Sakamoto station of Keihan Electric Railway, and at the other end. Environment is solemn, Higashi-honganji Temple and Palace Nishimoto and broad categories, neither is surrounded by woods. Table demon's Gate of Heian-Kyo in the Tendai sect of Hieizan deity God. Immigration-en 300 yen is required, but worth a visit is enough I think.
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  • In the autumn season had no attractions. Clean, not around the whole thing. Monkey in the cage, but haven't found any. Unfortunately. It had a zenzai store near back.
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  • Beautiful entrance, nice walk to the mountain temple
  • 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 ....
  • Welcomes the relationship of more than 40 years.  I got free of charge from behind, but imperceptibly falme toll. Stalls line the Sanno Festival at the approach is still unchanged, is a good thing.  11-include votive my favorite trick!  Precincts and thinned out trees and a thick and mysterious atmosphere, no less, probably was bright.  However, the heart is washed whenever you may feel. Coremata my favorite of the seasons you can enjoy from Sakamoto station, just visit.
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