Utsunoiya Futaarayama Jinja Shrine, Utsunomiya

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An imposing orange-hued gate marks the entrance of Utsunoiya Futaarayama Jinja Shrine, a 1600-year-old spiritual center. Steep stairs surrounded by massive trees lead to this wooden shrine, designed in a typical Japanese style. Walk through the temple garden to see a few additional shrines, dedicated to various local gods and featuring intricate woodwork. Make Utsunoiya Futaarayama Jinja Shrine part of your personalized Utsunomiya itinerary using our Utsunomiya trip builder website .
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  • A typical shrine, which is situated on a hill. To reach him via a staircase, after one has crossed the obbligato Tori. A place to rest and relax...
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  • Is a shrine of hard thinking, located in front of the station and the narrow grounds if anything is obvious, but anyway here and usually is a large station. I'd find this shrine itself works as a landmark. I worship would be worth just to walk in without.
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  • Located right in the middle of Utsunomiya's main city strip and surrounded by office buildings and shops, lies this gem. There's a massive Torii gate right at the front so you can't miss it from the s...  more »

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