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Kunozan Toshogu Shrine

390 Negoya Suruga-ku, Shizuoka 422-8011, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 54-237-2438
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An Amazing Experience

Well, I had so much fun in this place and I will return soon.This shrine is so beautiful and all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
carla g
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Amazing Historic Shrine

This shrine is incredibly remote and high up in the mountains. The best way to get here is via the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sue M
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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390 Negoya Suruga-ku, Shizuoka 422-8011, Shizuoka Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, I had so much fun in this place and I will return soon.This shrine is so beautiful and all the vibrant colors shine in the sunlight. At the beginning of the shrine there are some shops that are very cute and smell like strawberries...More

Thank carla g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This shrine is incredibly remote and high up in the mountains. The best way to get here is via the Nihondaira Ropeway. The site is over 400 years old and has been restored to its former beauty.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This shrine is nice, but not the nicest in Japan. People telling it's peaceful were obviously not visiting when crowded. I was there when a lot of Japanese were there, and it was definitely not peaceful! It's a place of historic importance though...

Thank ziobilly2015
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Well worth the trip! Amazing scenery and photo ops. Highly recommend taking the Nihondaria Ropeway route. Number 41 bus took us straight there from Shizuoka Station!

Thank Gillian R
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Very similar to other shrines we have seen in Japan. This is a very peaceful place. Great for taking pictures, fantastic details.

Thank ncjc2013
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This shrine is hard to get to but well worth it. We took the gondola from the plateau. There are several gates and you must walk up many steps with tall risers, so take advantage of the free bamboo walking sticks by the first gate....More

Thank 291shoregal
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Visited in the pouring rain and still very nice shots. The temples have many very beatiful details and bronze work and painted wood. Traditional temple architecture and bronze and stone lantern posts. Visiting the temple requires many steep steps on stone stairs, you must have...More

Thank MarcATL
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This is the real original burial place of Tokugawa Ieyasu the great shogun who determined Japan’s history for 350+ years, the Edo period. Everything we consider typically Japanese today originates from this era. The place itself is a jewel. Ieyasu’s grandchild considered this place to...More

1  Thank KuK_Traveler
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We took the stairs up as the cable car was not working. The climb is amazing. Takes about 20 minutes. The shrine is beautiful and peaceful. A great place to visit. The English audio guide is very useful if you want to know more.

Thank Taner B
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I ventured up to Nihondaira to get the ropeway to kunozan shrine. The shrine is stunning, and I spent a long time wondering around all of the structures taking in the beauty. There is also a museum which shows the shoguns that were there. From...More

Thank cl41r3
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cruiserplus
Mike, Can you tell me how to get to the Shrine and Nihondaira Park from the Port? We will be visiting by cruise ship. If by taxi, do you know the cost. Thank you
20 January 2015|
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Response from best-roomer |
あなたが、港から公園までタクシーを利用するならば約3000円必要とするでしょう。 公園行きのバスは430円(片道)で行けます。たくさんのタイムテーブルがあります。
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