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Suwa Shrine, Suwa

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Sited at the foot of a mountain, Suwa Shrine remains one of the oldest houses of worship in Japan. Pay special attention to the gate resting on four pillars made from firs, replaced every seven years during the Onbashira Festival. The six buildings on the shrine grounds are designated important cultural property, while the complex's repository exhibits historical treasures, such as various written documents from the imperial family and major military commanders. Our Suwa vacation generator makes visiting Suwa Shrine and other Suwa attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • In travel magazines had knowledge about the onbashira Festival at Suwa shrine almost did not know everything in your column. Suwa Taisha Shrine hongu shrine, harumiya, autumn Palace four other all your 4 pillars there. I felt it especially autumn Palace very worshippers there are a lot of.
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  • It seems to receive first stop to visit the shrine for four-time shrine. I also front is like a Palace. Air is so clean, but nothing special mind makes you feel to be washed.
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  • -Harumiya heard harumiya Suwa shrine in a quiet atmosphere and inviting was the Suwa shrine fashioned winter bonfire, fire your entertainment is heartwarming to be the very best. 1/24 snow last week remains on both sides of the road to harumiya gate on the road to ancient buildings is bottom mabashi (arched bridge)-spread harumiya expectations in reading the description, unlike other Suwa shrine. In Office right before entering the precincts of the cobblestone-I was surprised in the warmly greeted. Beside the bonfire Maki are stacked neatly. Bonfire is Maki in Yamagata, piled in the Center, surrounded by about 30 cm tall log rising from the very flames. At the shrine of an authentic winter warm coziness of the bonfire.  Able to speak slowly--while saying thank you to those who have to take care of the fire. This fire-Maki masonry is too beautiful to smoke low flame well up there. It installed air holes in the tube diameter of about 8 cm.  All this is seems to be devised for this person. In the dead of winter, old autumn told not doing in the precincts of the Palace was a bonfire of your entertaining Boya from. (Harumiya: this bonfire is copper-clad roofs of buildings closest to the fire, so even now drastic cold, fire your entertainment.  ) Long of Suwa Lake is covered with ice heat about 50 cm in the winter, then around Suwa elementary school on the same day Lake ice movement of location do not was is. Who did this story could mushroom gurus... hear the story about the delicious mushroom variety. (Shimosuwa morning temperature was minus 10 degrees...)-information ⇒ and is easy-to-read brochure can be purchased in the Office see Suwa Taisha"100 yen, organized in the 18-page detailed description about all the Suwa Taisha.
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