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Kashihara Shrine

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Address: 934 Kumecho, Kashihara 634-0063, Nara Prefecture
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+81 744-22-3271
09:00 - 16:00
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Beautiful and peaceful shrine

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... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2016
Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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236 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
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 public on special days.

1 Thank 276JAMES
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
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 are too many eating shops inside of the shrine. Such fried chicken shops will not... More 

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Gold Coast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank pippybeach2013

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