Amanoyasu Kawara, Takachiho-cho

Help other deities lure the sun goddess out of her cave and bring light back to the world at Amanoyasu Kawara. Following a pleasant 15-minute hike through the forest along a stream, you'll stumble upon stacks of stones, which serve as wish towers made by devotees and visitors paying tribute to the sun goddess. You can’t enter the cave, but can instead admire it from an observation deck. The cave is believed to have many spiritual powers and attracts crowds of visitors year-round. It can be reached via Amano Iwato Shrine, some 10 km (6 mi) from Takachino. Use our Takachiho-cho tour itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Amanoyasu Kawara and other attractions in Takachiho-cho.
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  • Can be a very sacred feeling. Where Amaterasu iwato hidden extricate talks to the gods, but can be very mysterious. It is recommended to go before you come, go read the Kojiki.
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  • Amano iwato shrine back mountain road about 15 minutes in case it rains inside the cave many ishizumi, increasingly dining power spots. What ancient people were praying what imagination will be sparked. Cheap walking shoes recommended the.
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  • You got to hide iwato goddess, gods gather in this River God is a large cave reportedly discussed. ♦ about 10 minutes ' walk from Hotel Amano-iwato detached shrine Nishimoto Palace ♦ said granting their wishes with their wishes on the power spot River stone, with like, had piled up so many stones. There was very fantastic place, but also weather and clouds, in the evening, a bit scary? ~, I personally.
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Where the mountain roads all convene at Honmachi, the main accommodations of Takachiho-cho can be found. As with other important locations in Japanese mythology and spirituality, Takachiho-cho possesses a good mix of simple guesthouses for pilgrims and backpackers, as well as some upmarket options, including luxury hotels and traditional guesthouses with limited numbers of rooms and quintessentially Japanese decorations throughout. Follow each of the main roads out of town, and you'll find similar options in more isolated locations.
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