Amanoyasu Kawara, Takachiho-cho

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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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  • The Kojiki read in advance to visit the Takachiho. Better understood the sense of what reading is not all sites as well as some, so enjoy. (In NHK's 100-minute video shows the name classic Kojiki are easy to understand and is recommended) Tiananmen Square are felt nature trails along the River to go to the cave where you feel the magical power, and can be enjoyed. Muddy roads as ameagari, is also a big difference between the high and low level, so small children or the elderly is important.
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  • As the power spot famous and something magical and mysterious atmosphere of quiet places. I also have a lot of tourists are very quiet power power. They piled up plenty of stone the stone seems to be known as pile and wishes come true
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  • Is 15 minutes away walking from the heavenly iwato shrine Nishimoto Palace is a yasugawara. Stacked on lots of stone and stone up in fulfilling the wishes and known as
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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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