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Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine

2-11-3 Miyashitamachi, Kawagoe 350-0052, Saitama Prefecture
+81 49-224-0589
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“wind chimes” (2 reviews)
“old town” (3 reviews)
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2-11-3 Miyashitamachi, Kawagoe 350-0052, Saitama Prefecture
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+81 49-224-0589
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"wind chimes"
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"wearing yukata"
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"old town"
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"shopping street"
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"tunnel"
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

I went Kawagoe to visit this shrine. The place is indeed spectacular. While I was there, there happened be a couple getting married. So I had a chance to witness Japanese wedding at the shrine. I also got the Goshuin, but I think the price...More

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Reviewed 17 December 2017

We walked from the shopping street to Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine during our stay in town. The shrine and its surrounding were quiet despite that there were many visitors here. This shrine was famous for matchmaking and thus many youngsters came to make their wishes particularly...More

1  Thank YTCHENG
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

A shrine that is close to Kawagoe old town and a popular tourist attraction, both on the national and international level. Even we visited on a rainy day, it still has quite a lot of visitors. This shrine is also famous as "Love Shrine". They...More

1  Thank Lunasolhk
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Just a few blocks from the main shopping street in the Old Town, this shrine was full of visitors when I arrived in summer time. Many young girls wearing kimonos and very many making wishes (I gather related to weddings?). There were also some lovely...More

1  Thank kissane
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Especially on summer, they attach a lots of fuurin (the Japanese chimes that make sound when the wind blows) in some kind of tunnel frame where people can walk through it. Plus, lots of people wearing yukata at that time, so you'll get a truly...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Nice temple with wind charms. Draw your lots when you are there. Take the edo bus and it will stop right outside the temple.

1  Thank warrentay87
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

The shrine's long causeway had residential roads on either side, which turned off left and right respectively upon reaching the complex, surrounded by its wooden walls.

Thank ART196
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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting this shrine. Just a short walk from the Honmaru Goten of Kawage Castle. It is an especially pretty and peaceful place, well worth your time if you are in the area. The paths are lovely, twisting through the grounds, with decorative lanterns,...More

1  Thank Lisa J
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Reviewed 27 August 2015

The biggest local shrine. It is interesting to see a lot of smaller shrines behind the main shrine. The red gate is said to be the biggest wooden shrine gate in the county, though it is rather new. The shrine is known for its god...More

Thank ちさな
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Reviewed 13 April 2013

The local tour bus will stop here before entering main tourist area. Quiet and calm atmosphere. Many not significant compared with other Japanese temples, you can cherish the unusual calmness there. By the way, nice and cute souvenirs there. (御守)

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