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Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine

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Serene setting for vermillion temple

We arrived here early via Kita Omiya Station and traversing Omiya Park. Temple is in a flat... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Michelle C
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Yokosuka, Japan
Great Shrine in Omiya

Hikawa Shrine is said to have a history of more than 2400 years and is one of the oldest shrines in... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
JugemJugem
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Aug 12, 2018
“Serene setting for vermillion temple”
Mar 24, 2018
“Great Shrine in Omiya”
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1-407 Takahanacho, Omiya, Saitama 330-0803, Saitama Prefecture
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

peaceful place for couple and good stuff for loving belief. คู่รักที่อยากไปขอให้มีความสัมพันธ์ที่ยืนยาวกันไปนานๆแนะนำที่นี่ค่ะ บรรยากาศดี ดูสงบเงียบและโรแมนติกขลังไปอีกแบบ

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

We arrived here early via Kita Omiya Station and traversing Omiya Park. Temple is in a flat setting. They have a temple office where they allow you to watch them do calligraphy in temple stamp book for 500 yen. However if you approach from Higawa...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Hikawa Shrine is said to have a history of more than 2400 years and is one of the oldest shrines in Japan which also became the origin of the place name of Omiya as a "great shrine". Hikawa Shrine gathers faith in the Kanto region...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

peaceful place for couple and good stuff for loving belief. คู่รักที่อยากไปขอให้มีความสัมพันธ์ที่ยืนยาวกันไปนานๆแนะนำที่นี่ค่ะ บรรยากาศดี ดูสงบเงียบและโรแมนติกขลังไปอีกแบบ

2  Thank pangpipo
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Very quiet and not crowded place (only on weekend more people) , not must see but if you are nearby you should see it

Thank Pat I
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I was surprised to walk on the long straight entrance path to the shrine. The area is wide and there are several smaller shrines apart from the main one. The nearest JR station is Ohmiya and it takes just 30-45 minutes from Central Tokyo by...More

Thank Keizo
Reviewed 15 October 2016

very peaceful and kindness place, where do you have the chance to see how japanese people pray and deal with their costumes.

Thank Leonardo P
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

It was a peaceful shrine with a park near by, very quiet and not crowded at all, perfect to start the day peacefully

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Lots of activity to watch here with a wedding and birth celebrations going on. Lovely place to walk around and take photos plus out back there is a beautiful river ad bridge to see.

Thank David H
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Shrine (武蔵一宮氷川神社, Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa Jinja) is a popular shrine in Saitama City, a 20-30 minute walk from Omiya Station. As its name suggests ("Musashi Ichinomiya" literally means "top shrine of Musashi"), this shrine used to be the head Shinto shrine of...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2015

I will admit I learned more than the average tourist due to my translator assigned to me from the company I was there to train. Having someone that has some knowledge and can translate is a major bonus. This shrine was very busy and I...More

Thank Jeff H
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