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Shrines in Saitama

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  • Mitsumine-jinja Shrine
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    17 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Mitsumine 298-1

    寺伝によると、736年に光明皇后は諸国の霊山に観音を祀られ、祈願されたそうです。三峯神社にも別殿を造立し、観音像を安置されたのが小教院の始まりとされています。改修され、三峯神社境内にあるアンティーク喫茶店として憩いのひとときを提供してくれます。三峯山の岩清水を使ったコーヒーが人気です。

  • Kawagoe Hikawa Shrine
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    4.0
    323 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Kawagoeshi Miyashitamachi 2-11

    This shrine is about 10 min walk from the old town of Kawagoe. It features a very relaxing atmosphere and has many places to take nice pictures. If you wear yukata, the pictures will turn out to be...

  • Hodosan-jinja Shrine
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibugunnagatoromachi Nagatoro 1828
  • Chichibu-jinja Shrine
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    255 Reviews
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    Saitama Pref. Chichibushi Bambamachi 1-3

    A day of visiting many temples for a run of good fortune. A place where the first japan coin was made.

  • Musashi Ichinomiya Hikawa-jinja Shrine
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    4.5
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    Saitama Pref. Saitamashi Omiya-ku Takahanachou 1-407

    In the midst of a concrete Omiya, embarking on the 2km, tranquil tree-lined route towards Hikawa Shrine was truly a lovely journey of peace and reflection. And in autumn in late Nov, the tree colors...

Saitama Areas

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Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you'll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.

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