Iwakuni Shirohebi Shrine

Shrine
"This is a shrine in Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Prefecture. The deity worshipped at ""Itsukushima Shrine"", in Hiroshima Prefecture was relocated, and the shrine founded in a sacred festival in 2012. The ""white snake"" have been designated as a natural monument, and with their faith and protection many worshipers visit praying for luck with money and business prosperity. Visitors are able to find decorations and design elements based around white snakes."

Spot details

Address
Yamaguchi Pref. Iwakunishi Imadumachi 6-4-2
Phone
0827303333
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
open everyday
Parking Lot
Available(20spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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  • Beautiful Shrine Dedicated to the White Snake
    5.0 Reviewed:2020.12.15
    The Shirohebi Shrine is one of my favorites in Iwakuni. This shrine is newer, well kept up, and is home to several of the famous White Snakes. I have been here numerous times and its always fun to...
  • Shirohebi
    4.0 Reviewed:2019.01.07
    Small but very interesting and tells the story of the importance of shirohebi. Cool for kids especially!!
  • A Must To See If In The Area
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.10.03
    These rare white non-poisonous snakes are native to this river valley and found nowhere else in Japan. They are a naturally occurring white snake as they are truly beautiful. They are housed in a...

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