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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. Plan your visit to Suwa Shrine and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Suwa sightseeing website .
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  • September 25, 2017
    It is useful because cars are away at least four companies. It is recommended that Suwa Taisha Shrine four companies with each face, if you have time to visit. Trees have been in perpetuity even 1,000 years is impressive.
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  • September 23, 2017
    9/17 Suwa under company harumiya during light rain and prayed. The harumiya you could feel the divine power surrounds the thick Cedars in the sacred space. Located very near ' onnba wonder Museum yoisa Festival "also had a visit from a kind woman in the 7 brave and enthusiastic of the onbashira Festival once and ask and know the lives of the people of this region. Simulator guests will experience the onbashira steep drop prior to actual footage, grandchildren's elementary school students experienced the Acer with a smile. Please come and try it.
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  • September 19, 2017
    Be familiar with there had a youth agricultural development in the nanmoku village in Nagano. 8 Mt. Suwa Lake is one of my hometown of space also. To be lost against okuninushi, prior to the advent of Qiongzhong Qiongzhong pestle tout (niniginomikoto) approaches to country-Empress Wu jar hammered lives okuninushi, but in the second son of okuninushi, who challenged the Sumo vowed to Suwa kibitsu fled heaven to God.
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As the city of Suwa is famous for its ryokans--traditional Japanese guesthouses built at hot springs--most tourists opt to stay in one of these. Also known as onsen hotels, the establishments offer guests access to swim in the region's healing waters. If you're traveling on a budget, you should consider a homestay, basic hotel, or camping on the west side of the lake.
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