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Hikawa Shrine, Saitama
(4.4/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Explore the sprawling complex of Hikawa Shrine, featuring many religious structures, set in rich greenery, and lacquered with red paint. Supposedly established in 473 BCE, during the reign of Emperor Kōshō, this ancient site has since been repaired and reconstructed various times, due to lightning strikes and other disasters. Once you enter through the tall, vermillion gate, you'll observe a handful of secondary shrines before coming across a serene pond. After crossing the pond's arcing bridge, you find the imposing Romon Gate and the entrance to the main shrine grounds. Bring your camera, as the site offers many photo opportunities. Hikawa Shrine is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Saitama Edition.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I went in front of the soccer game. It is no ordinary shrine. Now time to 753 families as crowded.
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  • It offers children and 753. By car on weekdays I went during the day, but the last 止meremashita at the first parking lot. Only 30 units to stop the first parking lot. 753, prayer fee is 5000 yen ~, guests entered name with 10,000 yen bills. 10,000 yen for EMA. Prayer is conducted with 753 other than prayer. Where three years ago from a recently built building, and implementation.
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  • It is the only shrine. A 2 km-long Causeway be sure to shop stylish landscape is not from the Saitama new urban center, but not there. It is only is pray for shrine.
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  • Far away for the nearest train station, but a very nice place to visit... Need to walk around 30min.
  • 静かで、心落ち着く場所です。
  • Such occasions are very crowded. It is usually hungry. Depending on where the different degree of congestion. Always clean and exemplary place. Because there is no light spots like night or psychic? (Go to validation at your leisure, or a. )
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  • Templo de primeira.
  • It is a beautiful shrine. And welcoming environment, and of very very good. Don't let them think little walk downtown in Omiya is serene here. Settle down, now.
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