Shirahige Jinja, Takashima

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Shirahige Jinja is a Shinto shrine in Takashima in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. The shrine is dedicated to Sarutahiko Okami. It is the head shrine of the Shirahige Shrines around the country.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Effective in guidebooks, there were pretty crowded. Kyoto tourist delayed foot so far, mini Miyajima feeling and coming conductor. Hadn't planned to drop by so I'm coming again, but former windmill village of Shin-Asahi, not now working with aging, but to the crowd watching the return went to visit people, research, stopped by. Just today this festival was like....
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  • September 25, 2017
    It is a shrine Torii in Kosai 161 Hwy Lake Biwa Lake. It's one of the profile has skyrocketed as the power spot in Shiga Prefecture in recent years, many young people visit the shrine. Good transparency of the Lake, nice views of the day is the sight of the evening was is also exceptional. In addition, white beard Beach swimming pool there, can enjoy camping on a beautiful sandy beach.
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  • September 10, 2017
    Brochure in the service area are also pictures. It is morning or evening than to go during the day. Torii tourism on the Lake will be over in an instant. Gate area was crowded with the Tonle SAP. What is the sign of worship and praying we can be together if you are attracting gods Vermillion, from...
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  • May 27, 2017
    I will preface this by saying we stopped at Omi-Maiko station from Kyoto and decided to walk to this tori gate, thinking it would be a nice leisurely walk along the beach. And so it was for about 10-15 minutes, until we were forced to walk along "Route 161", a legitimate highway, for the next hour. About ten minutes away, we were able to see it in the distance, beckoning us and granting us strength as we marched ever closer. Unfortunately there's no grand fanfare once you arrive, it's literally a few stairs off the side of the highway and then about 20 meters of water between you and the gate, but it is still a sight to behold. I'm glad to have seen it but please just get off at Omi-Takashima station which is a generally pleasant 20 minute walk away.
  • November 21, 2016
    Inspiring, just to look at and imagine how it was built. Tranquilizing, to sit and watch the waves. Also love the night shots of the torii I see here. Must visit!
  • July 3, 2016
    Saying that shrine is nothing more than a floating torii would be a very a simplification, it's actually a head shrine with a nice matsuri! But watching either the sunrise or sunset with a few drinks is probably the best to do ;)
  • June 11, 2016
    The tori gate in Lake biwa is a nice sight, but the rest of the jinja is a bit dull (there is a nice stone slab/painting though).
  • January 16, 2017
    one of my favourite place in Japan

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