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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正月明けに浦和の調神社へ行ったら方位除けはやっていないとのこと。厄除の種類によってはやってない神社があるのを初めて知りました。 翌日夫達を置いて、妻2人で大宮氷川神社へ。ここではどんな厄除けでもやってくれそうなくらい、たくさんの厄除が書いてあります。用紙に記入し、待合で待つこと30〜40分。正月明けで混んでいたけど一度にたくさんの人の厄除けができるとあって、思いの外スムーズに進み、立派なお札とお守... more »If I went to the shrine on new year's day after Urawa direction except not doing it. I learned there not going around depending on the type of misfortune. The next day put their husbands in wife two Omiya hikawa shrine. There are yakuyoke much like do any good-luck charm here. That and fill out the form and wait in the waiting area, 30 to 40 minutes. Was crowded with new year's dawn, but at the same time is the charm of a lot of people and went surprisingly smoothly, a respectable Bill and talisman had. Can be together for people not there too! When writing a paper of which one I want to protect them from evil, or a little bit lost.
埼玉県は大宮にある「武蔵一ノ宮氷川神社」に行ってきました。 この神社、関東を中心とする氷川神社の総本社だそうで、山下公園に係留されてる日本郵船 氷川丸の名称もこの神社が由来なそうな。まずはJR大宮駅から歩くこと10分少々で二の鳥居に到着です。ここから、日本一長い参道と言われる参道を進んで、三の鳥居をくぐると、やっと境内に入れます。 氷川神社は、広い敷地内にたくさんの摂社、末社を抱えていることもさる... more »Saitama Prefecture has been located in Omiya "Musashi-no-one Ice Palace shrine" in. And c. Japan torpedo have been moored at Yamashita Park, headquarters of the Kanto and the hikawa shrine, shrine's name originated from this shrine. That 10-minute walk from JR Omiya station first little is arriving two Torii. Longest Causeway and shrine is said to proceed from here, and pass through the third gate, barely into precincts. Hikawa shrine are scattered Ponds enclose a shrine, but also have grounds to lots of method, at the end. Like the shrine are rich in water. Passed to Red Gate and across the red arched bridge across one of the pond is away. Was fairly modest, compared to the flashy red arched bridge and gate the sanctuary without luxury. Overall size and formality I think impeccable shrine is against the flashy colors of the gate and arched bridge, felt the gap Spartan furnishings of the shrine.
大宮駅から徒歩１２〜３分程歩くと参道に出ます。 そこが朱塗の二の鳥居、玉砂利の広がる先に神池にかかる朱塗の神橋があり、左手に手水舎、壮大な楼門をくぐると舞殿、更に奥に拝殿、本殿となります。 大宮駅からだと１７〜２０分くらいかかりますかね？ 一の鳥居は実はさいたま新都心駅の方に有ります。 さいたま新都心駅から北に向かって中山道を歩いて行くと朱塗の一の鳥居が見えます。 そこから２.５kmくらいかしら？... more »Walk 12-3-minute walk from Omiya station get on the approach. There are two red Torii and gravel spread before God shinkyo bridge the Red pond and pass through the Hall, a magnificent gate on your left and dance further back honden and haiden. I guess from Omiya station and takes about 17-20 minutes? Torii is actually should be there for the Saitama Shin-toshin station. Sure looks red Torii and the Saitama Shin-toshin station walk northward nakasen-do. From there I wonder if the 2.5 km long? I think walking, we arrive at the grounds in about 30 minutes. Around the shrine and that hikawa dumpling dumpling shop, warm this time of spring is in the adjacent Omiya Park Cherry Blossom Festival is abuzz. April 5-7, Township Flower Festival and enjoy moments of relax and Gagaku and chigo dance in dance.
A nice little shrine but not comparable to what you can see in Tokyo 40 minutes away.
Far away for the nearest train station, but a very nice place to visit... Need to walk around 30min.
HIDEAKI TERAMOTOWu ZAO shrine, worshippers at a shrine outside for the first time. Many of the people who cause long approach, many visitors even on weekdays. In many places have been maintenance management.
Akira saotomeLeading to the shrine. New years filled with paid customers. Not only pray, is also like walks.
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