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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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  • Miyashiro Izumo myth to feel to every corner of the vast and sacred tree, slow to see the sights of the historical takes about 40 minutes. Our main shrine, Shinto shrine in Japan, facing South or East, but your shrine of Suwa Taisha was facing West. The gods came from Izumo, home heart issue could come and feel, reminiscent of Izumo-Taisha Grand shrine was.
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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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