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Utsunoiya Futaarayama Jinja Shrine

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Located in the center of town

When in the city the shrine is worth a visit. Most shrines have the same layout and still are... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Stephan1954
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The Hague, The Netherlands
Urban Tranquility

Located right in the middle of Utsunomiya's main city strip and surrounded by office buildings and... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Paul H
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Sydney, Australia
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Aug 13, 2018
“Located in the center of town”
Oct 17, 2017
“Urban Tranquility”
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

When in the city the shrine is worth a visit. Most shrines have the same layout and still are different in a hard to describe way. We enjoyed walking the grounds and observe the worshippers.

Thank Stephan1954
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Japan is one of the most advanced country and technological advancements can make you feel dumbfounded however it is also a traditional society and shrines are part of those traditions. This shrine is quite a place, very near to Utsunomiya Station, one can spend time...More

Thank MakkD
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

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 street - scale the steps and reach the temple...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 16 September 2017

A nice place to visit after shopping downtown. The plaza down from the shrine is always used for all kinds of fun events.

Thank 2catsinJP
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Friendly shirine if u have some background knowledge about shirine. Good place to visit from inner city area.

Thank Minji J
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

The shrine has a nice looking entrance, there is a relatively steep set of stairs up to the main shrine. The shrine itself is good looking and very peaceful.

Thank Reece r
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The small city is abt.50min away from Tokyo by Shinkansen and a good destination for a half day or even full day trip. You could enjoy some great dumplings or explore some sights. This temple located on a hill is worth to visit.

Thank Joergstravel
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

It's a small shrine located 20 min walk from JR station. There is a park nearby where you can go for a walk. Little taste of Japan. If you like this kind of stuff. You better take the local train to nikko. It's beautiful there

Thank jeffuk1901
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I visited this shrine on the course of taking a walk. Climbing the steps to lead to the shrine is maybe somewhat tiresome, but it is a good exercise.

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

When you are in Utsunomiya, you have to take at least the five minutes it takes to run up the stairs and see this shrine. It is actually in the city, so very easy to access. And then you can check off one more shrine...More

Thank Markus W
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