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Out of the way, non-touristy

We literally stumbled on Kashihara Shrine by mistake. We intended to rent bikes in Asuka but they... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
GVancouver
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Vancouver, Canada
Beautiful and peaceful shrine

This shrine is fairly quiet, not many people seem to visit here during the week. I saw the staff... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2016
276JAMES
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Sep 6, 2017
“Best go there for week day! ”
Jul 9, 2017
“Out of the way, non-touristy”
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934 Kumecho, Kashihara 634-0063, Nara Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of big sight seeing place to pray. We went week day which not many people and very calm. Also, many shrine and parks inside of Kashihara-jingu. 平日に行きましたが人が少なくて静かでとても落ち着きます。神宮内には大きな池や公園もあるしとても美しい日本が見えました!

Thank erikamix
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We literally stumbled on Kashihara Shrine by mistake. We intended to rent bikes in Asuka but they were too expensive, so opted to walk around instead. We followed the signs from Asuka station. Kashihara Shrine is about a ten minute walk from the station. The...More

Thank GVancouver
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This shrine is fairly quiet, not many people seem to visit here during the week. I saw the staff raking the stone garden. The place has a strong air of peace and serenity, but I think a lot of it is only opened to the...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2016

Kashihara shrine is located in the forest sanctuary in Mount Unebi (one of the three Yamato mountains). The capmus of the shrine is spacious and has cute paths through the forest.

Thank NGNZJ
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This shine was build relatively recently before the WW II but seems highly respected by the Japanese because it is devoted to the Emperor Jimmu, the first emperor of Japan. The inside was very nice and spacious. But why rated 4. It is because there...More

Thank gehararigo
Reviewed 2 October 2013

The most peaceful time was spent here. Go in to the grounds at 6:00. Hear the gong and watch all the locals come together to do their Tai Chi.

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