Amanoyasu Kawara, Takachiho-cho
(4.5/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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. Using our online itinerary creator, Takachiho-cho attractions like Amanoyasu Kawara can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • About 15 minutes walk along the swamp from hiraiwa shrine. In the narrow streets of people finally widened, slippery, rain. So go back to deeper water and trees dark and suddenly becomes a very mysterious atmosphere, but still I wonder if by the time, in front of lost voices emerge big caves and a rustic gate. Must be properly documented, so ginger, somehow still mysterious and untouched, was sacred.
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  • Down a bit from the shrine. Green, is a mysterious place. Be careful suberasenai to wet rocks, walk. Lot of green water is clean, the air is good. To those who feel the power spot feel?
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  • Cave appears from Amano iwato shrine and takes about 10 minutes along the way to go. In the shrine. It was downright mystical. Iwato River flows swiftly in front of the shrine, many negative ions was very nice, and at.
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