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Peaceful in the rain

It was raining the day I went and the grounds were very peaceful. The wisteria were beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
ushikawa
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Chicago, Illinois
Haunting masks

As a shrine enthusiast, I'd have a hard time calling this "average". There are many things in this... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
Higuma2017
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Vechta, Germany
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Ichibanboridori-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata 951-8132, Niigata Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

It was raining the day I went and the grounds were very peaceful. The wisteria were beautiful and the pond was quite nice.

Thank ushikawa
Reviewed 1 February 2018

As a shrine enthusiast, I'd have a hard time calling this "average". There are many things in this park to amuse the visitor, from monkey enclosures to another statue of Tama, the dog. The Shrine is nice, well-provided with monks and nuns, kind and classy,...More

1  Thank Higuma2017
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Best visit is in mid July where they hold wind chimes festival. The sounds of it soothes my mind and soul. If you notice, this shrine has a big tree in front of it which is supported by big logs to make it stand still....More

Thank Riostantieka M
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

A family trip during the third week of April. Don't forget to take a free bus from the temple to the rope way going to the top. This provides a great view of Niigata and on a clear day a view of the snow clad...More

2  Thank M P
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There are very helpful leaflets for overseas tourists so that they can choose the appropriate charms. Amusing that Hello Kitty is used as a symbol for the happy relationships which is one of the shrine's purposes. This is alongside a walk along the river which...More

Thank tes108
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Hakusan Shrine is dedicated to the god of agriculture, the god of the sea, the god of marriage. This historical shrine has long been had faith by Niigata citizens since long ago. A large park was around the shrine, many tourists and residents enjoy...More

Thank mat_mak
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I came across this shrine while exploring beautiful Hakusan Park. It stands on one side of the park next to a huge pond, which was filled with massive lotus leaves during my June visit. The tall, simple brown-wood building stands under the protection of a...More

Thank Rumples
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A big and old shrine locates near a river. The location and transportation are the reasons to visit.

Thank anatoliacity
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Went here with the Baseball team and the kids loved it. Just the experience of an old Shrine of worship. Throwing of the offering. And prayer. There were a few shops along the way. Selling Shave Ice and baked goods as well as Homemade candies....More

Thank Glenn F
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Its a simple, neat, compact, predominantly wooden and quite plainly decorated but nonetheless beautiful shrine at the back of Hakusan Park. The shrine is impressive in its simplicity and seems very well visited by locals, especially during Sakura time. The stunning small formal gardens around...More

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